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Broccoli Quinoa Salad in a bowl with some wooden salad spoons and a lemon.
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5 from 4 votes

Broccoli Quinoa Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free, DF)

This Broccoli Quinoa Salad is an easy make ahead salad that is packed with healthy tasty ingredients. Great to make ahead for quick lunches & dinners.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salads
Cuisine: Gluten Free, vegan
Servings: 8
Author: Stephanie


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 3 cups chopped broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 zest of lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil + 2 tbsp.
  • 3 cloves finely mined garlic
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • pumpkin seeds
  • red chili pepper


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile chop broccoli into small bite sized pieces and add to cooled quinoa.
  • Mince garlic and add to olive oil and pour over salad. 
  • Then add lemon juice, zest, and red onion.
  • Combine thoroughly and season with salt & pepper to taste.
  • Cover and place in fridge till ready to serve.