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Asparagus and Quinoa Salad

Published on May 02, 2023

Asparagus and quinoa salad

This asparagus and quinoa salad is filled with healthy fiber and is the perfect veggie-packed side dish. Add grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp for a protein-packed main dish.

Recipe courtesy of Michigan State University Extension


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ lb (6-7 spears) asparagus, sliced
  • ¼ lb (about 3) radishes, sliced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup almonds
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper


  1. Toss cooked quinoa with olive oil, lemon juice, asparagus, radishes, cilantro, and almonds.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.

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