This simple green bean and quinoa salad is perfect for a quick side or served as a main with a little grilled chicken, chickpeas or tofu. Either way, this salad will be a hit!

What about your greens? You need to have greens. Are you going to just have that same old boring salad you have at every potluck? I sure hope not!

I suggest you try this green bean and almond quinoa salad.


Green Bean and Almond Quinoa Salad

This salad highlights the green bean in a very special way. The quinoa adds texture, but it's the sliced almond that add that extra crunch that this salad so desperately needs. Plus with a little almond extract drizzled into the mix, this green bean and almond quinoa salad is quite divine.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner, Easy, Healthy, Salads, Vegetarian
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 259 kcal


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 lb green beans clean and chopped into 2" pieces
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Steam the green pieces until just tender, about 5 - 7 minutes. Allow them to cool slightly.
  • Add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 10gFat: 10gSodium: 86mgPotassium: 561mgFiber: 8gSugar: 6g
Keyword Quinoa, Salad
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