Confetti Quinoa Salad for a Crowd

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Take this Confetti Quinoa Salad for a Crowd to your next picnic, and you’ll come home with an empty bowl. Guests will probably ask you for the recipe, so take a few copies with you. It’s the neighborly thing to do!

vegan quinoa salad

Confetti Quinoa Salad for a Crowd

By June 25, 2014


  • 4 cups - quinoa, uncooked
  • 3 16 oz pkgs - frozen mango chunks, thawed
  • 2 medium - avocados, skin and pit removed, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 medium - red pepper, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 2 15 oz cans - black soy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup - agave ginger cashews (we used Tierra Farm brand)
  • 4 recipes (quadruple the recipe) - Lemon Goddess Salad Dressing (see link below for recipe)
  • 1 cup - chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions. Set aside to cool.
  2. Make the Lemon Goddess Dressing.  Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. After quinoa is completely cooled, toss together in a large bowl or roasting pan with mango, avocado, red pepper, black soy beans, and cashews, until ingredients are well-mixed. Pour on the salad dressing and toss lightly to distribute the dressing evenly throughout the mixture.vegan confetti quinoa salad - instructions
  4. Garnish with cilantro (if using), cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition (per serving): 290 calories, 54% calories from carbohydrates, 14% calories from protein, 32% calories from fat, 7.7g fiber.

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