Healthy Beet and Orange Quinoa Salad

by Phoebe Green
Beet and Orange Quinoa Salad

This clean-eating Beet and Orange Quinoa Salad works well as a lunch or side dish. It is satisfying and perfect for a healthy lunch on the go! This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegetarian, and vegan with one minor substitution.

I have quite the love affair with quinoa. I eat it daily! And well, of course, I like beets. This quinoa salad is a simple mixture of pure deliciousness. Sometimes, the most uncomplicated recipes are the most flavorful.

Beet and Orange Quinoa Salad

Healthy Beet and Orange Quinoa Salad

Phoebe Green
Love orange and beets? Try this healthy beet and orange quinoa salad to get the best of both worlds!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 682 kcal


  • 2 cups quinoa cooked
  • 1 small orange peeled and cut into sections
  • 2 small beets boiled and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 drizzle honey


  • Cook quinoa in water according to packet directions. If the quinoa brand is not pre-rinsed, rinse quinoa in water before cooking.
  • Wash beets and remove the greens and long stringy tips.
  • Place into a small saucepan and cover with water.
  • Boil the beets in a medium heat until a fork can be inserted without resistance.
  • Remove the beets from pan and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Once beets have cooled, rub the outside with a paper towel to remove the skin.
  • Mix the quinoa, oranges, and beets.
  • Serve warm or cold. Sprinkle with sea salt and drizzle with honey or maple syrup.


Calories: 682kcalCarbohydrates: 122gProtein: 26gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 86mgPotassium: 1288mgFiber: 15gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 157IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 111mgIron: 8mg

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