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12 Actually Delicious Quinoa Recipes

Important question: are you a quinoa lover or quinoa hater? If you find yourself in the latter camp, allow us to try and change your mind. These quinoa recipes are fresh, flavorful, healthy, and seriously delicious.

A colorful mix of veggies and quinoa in a bowl with peanut dressing and cashews.

Quinoa Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

Quinoa Crunch Salad! Crunchy rainbow veggies, juicy fresh mango, fluffy quinoa, chili lime cashews, and some creamy peanut dressing.

edamame, quinoa, cucumber, bell peppers, mangoes, carrots, purple cabbage, cashews, peanut butter, chili paste

Vegetarian meatballs on a green sheet pan with a metal spatula.

30 Minute Vegetarian Meatballs

Cauliflower, quinoa, brown rice, garlic, and spices. SUPER versatile – recipe makes a huge batch so you can stockpile them in your freezer for easy meals later!

cauliflower, quinoa, brown rice, breadcrumbs, chili powder

Crispy Spicy Fish Taco Bowls with Cilantro Lime Slaw in two bowls with fresh avocado and two spoons.

Spicy Fish Taco Bowls with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Spicy Fish Taco Bowls with cilantro lime slaw – crispy, fresh, and SO yummy! Quinoa, slaw, avocado, and crispy fish. YUM.

cod, quinoa, chili powder, cumin, cabbage, sour cream, limes

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl.

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowls
with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Mediterranean Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce! A mix of quinoa, cucumbers or kale or spinach, feta cheese, kalamata olives, and pepperoncini!

quinoa, roasted red peppers, cucumbers, feta cheese, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, red onion

Quinoa and baby spinach tossed with green goddess sauce in a bowl with a wooden spoon.

Green Goddess Quinoa Summer Salad

A summer salad that’s simple, healthy, and extremely adaptable to whatever veggies you have on hand!

quinoa, spinach, cherry tomatoes, magic green sauce

Stuffed Peppers in crockpot with sour cream.

Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

These Quinoa Black Bean Crockpot Stuffed Peppers can be made with or without meat – all with simple pantry ingredients! Minimal prep, awesome taste.

bell peppers, quinoa, black beans, refried beans, enchilada sauce

Spicy Cauliflower Burger held by hand.

Spicy Cauliflower Burgers

Spicy Cauliflower Burgers with avocado sauce, cilantro lime slaw, and chipotle mayo! Meatless, filling, and delicious.

cauliflower, quinoa, Pepperjack cheese, chipotle mayo, red cabbage, buns

A mixture of quinoa, mint, tomatoes, white beans and radish slices in a bowl.

Lemony Herb-Loaded Chopped Greek Salad

Clean eating with TONS of flavor! cucumbers, tomato, kalamata olives, red onion, mint, parsley, quinoa, and a lemon olive oil drizzle!

quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, fresh herbs, red onion

Chicken and quinoa casserole dish with broccoli.

Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole

This Creamy Chicken Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole is made from scratch with healthy ingredients.

chicken breasts, broccoli, quinoa, milk, Gruyere cheese, flour

A chipotle tahini bowl with roasted sweet potato, fresh avocado, kale, quinoa and a soft boiled egg.

Chipotle Tahini Bowls

Healthy and versatile bowls that come together under a generous drizzle of addictingly creamy vegan chipotle tahini sauce.

sweet potatoes, kale, tahini, chipotles in adobo sauce, avocado, eggs

Banh Mi Bowl in a bowl with fork.

Lemongrass Meatball Bowls

A quick and easy meal featuring quinoa or rice topped with quick pickled carrots, herbs, peanuts, and easy lemongrass pork meatballs, all covered with spicy mayo.

ground pork, lemongrass paste, chili paste, carrots, quinoa, herbs, peanuts, spicy mayo

Easy Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole in a casserole dish.

Easy Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole

This Mexican Chicken Quinoa Casserole is piled high with blistered peppers, salsa-ified quinoa, black beans, spicy chicken, and Pepperjack cheese.

chicken breasts, quinoa, black beans, bell peppers, shredded cheese

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    Rebecca Syma

    How did I miss these before? Thanksgiving day and scrolling scrolling scrolling when I need to be stuffing my bird, lol.