Tuscan White Bean and Quinoa Salad

Feb 9, 2018 | Daily Blogs | 0 comments

Quinoa and white bean salad with tomatoes and basil.

{Healthy, Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 cups


  • 1 cup quinoa makes 2.5 cups cooked, Paleo- can sub for 1 cup cauliflower “rice”
  • 1 can white beans omit for paleo
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • ¼ cup sweet red pepper diced
  • ¼ cup red onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh basil chopped fine


  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoons of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic reduction


  1. Cook the quinoa according to directions and place in a large bowl.
  2. Mix in the drained and rinsed white beans, tomatoes, red pepper, red onion, and basil.
  3. In a small blender combine the olive oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper.
  4. Drizzle dressing onto the salad and mix.
  5. Place the salad into the serving bowl or dish and drizzle balsamic reduction on top, and garnish with extra basil.




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