Thai Quinoa Salad

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This vegan Thai quinoa salad recipe is fresh, easy, and bursting with flavor. The peanut lime dressing is totally addictive! Fast & great for meal prep.

Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes | Total Time 30 minutes



  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 3 Persian (mini) cucumbers or 1/2 English cucumber chopped
  • Handful little tomatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoons red onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped peanuts
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • 3 heaping tablespoons peanut butter
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Once cooked, set aside to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, prep the veggies and herbs.
  3. Make the dressing by adding the dressing ingredients to a food processor and processing until smooth (I drizzle the water in while it’s running).
  4. Once the quinoa is cool, add it to a large salad bowl along with the other ingredients. Toss and season with extra salt & pepper if needed.

Recipe Notes

  • Great for meal prep so you have meals throughout the week.
  • Serves 4-6.

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