3 Bean Quinoa Salad

3 Bean Quinoa Salad

This delicious 3 bean quinoa salad is bursting with flavor, fiber, and plant protein! It's a great make-ahead side dish for picnics and summer cookouts, and it's also perfect for meal prepping. (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free)


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed
  • 1 can (15 oz) no salt added kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 oz) no salt added chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 small yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, rinsed and drained beans, onion, peppers, celery, and herbs.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Add to bean mixture and stir to coat.
  3. Store covered in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Keywords: healthy 3 bean salad, quinoa salad