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  • Writer's pictureLiz Hoobchaak

Green Bean Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Updated: Jul 5, 2023

This green bean salad makes for the perfect side dish because it is quick, easy and delicious! One of the easiest salads to make for a crowd or to bring to a dinner party. It can easily be made ahead of time since the green beans retain their crunch.

Ingredients for salad:

1lb green beans, blanched

1 pint of cherry tomatoes

1 cup cooked quinoa

1/4 cup sliced almonds

Ingredients for dressing:

3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp Sherry vinegar

1 tbsp honey

Juice from 1 lemon

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp salt


  1. Blanch green beans in boiling water for no more than 5 minutes so they still retain their crunch and green color. Drain and place in a large bowl and allow to cool.

  2. Add cut cherry tomatoes, cooked quinoa and sliced almonds.

  3. Whisk all ingredients for the dressing in a bowl and add to the salad.

  4. Mix together and enjoy!

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