Red White and Blue Berry Quinoa Salad

Closeup of a Red White and Blue Berry Quinoa Salad in a white bowl.

This fun and festive red, white and blue berry quinoa salad is the perfect patriotic side dish to bring to 4th of July parties, and all of your summer cookouts from Memorial Day to Labor Day! (gluten-free, vegetarian, nut-free)


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/3 cup goat cheese
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil or mint
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Add cooked quinoa to a large bowl with blueberries, sliced strawberries, goat cheese, and basil.
  2. Drizzle with oil and balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and gently stir to coat.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 


  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • You can use feta in place of goat cheese, or omit it for a dairy-free version.

Keywords: berry quinoa salad, red white blue quinoa salad