Fresh Dill Quinoa Salad

It donned on me recently that I have stopped making and eating rice and have totally replaced it with quinoa. It wasn’t intentional, I just love quinoa! Not only is it healthy and a super food, but like rice it takes on any flavor that you cook with it.

I keep cooked quinoa in my fridge to throw into salads, or have it as a side dish with dinner. I tend to gravitate towards cold salads with quinoa and this Fresh Dill Quinoa Salad recipe is no exception.

Fresh Dill Quinoa Salad

After raiding the market for spring inspiration, I threw together this healthy salad for lunch! Similar to my Quinoa Tabbouleh recipe, this dish has tomatoes and cucumbers but is tossed with chopped dill and finished with a lemon dressing for a tangy kick.

Adding in fresh dill, lots of lemon juice and spring onions makes this Fresh Dill Quinoa Salad a perfect salad for any meal! Pair it with freshly made ice tea and mint from the garden to have yourself a beautiful afternoon.

What are your favorite quinoa recipes?

Fresh Dill Quinoa Salad

If you enjoy salads as much as I do, check out these other salad recipes!

Fresh Dill and Quinoa Salad

  • Difficulty: Easy
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Servings: 4

Description: This Fresh Dill Quinoa Salad is complete with healthy quinoa, fresh dill, tomatoes and cucumbers that come together with a lemon dressing to make any healthy meal complete!


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 English cucumber seeded and shopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 spring onion chopped for garnish


  1. Mix quinoa, tomatoes, cucumber, and dill together in a bowl
  2. In a mason jar, add lemon juice, 1/4 cup EVOO, honey, and salt and pepper to taste. Shake until combined.
  3. Add dressing to quinoa mixture and top with spring onions.
  4. ENJOY!

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