Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

California Quinoa Salad


This California Quinoa Salad is the BEST! I will probably make this weekly! It makes a ton so you can eat it all week. I promise you won't be disappointed!

Google Ads
Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (45 Votes)
California Quinoa Salad 1 Picture


  • 2 cups mixed quinoa from Trader Joe’s, regular quinoa or red quinoa would work well.
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 package frozen mango from Trader Joe’s, thawed OR 2-3 diced fresh mangos
  • 1/2 large red onion, diced
  • 1 medium to large red pepper, diced
  • 1 small bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut, shredded
  • 1 cup unsalted, dry-toasted slivered almonds
  • 1-1 1/2 cups raisins
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen edamame, thawed
  • Juice of 5 limes
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar


Adapted from


Step 1

Rinse quinoa well, cook as directed.

Fluff quinoa well when done, spread out and let cool.

Add all other ingredients and toss.

Enjoy cold!!

Review this recipe