Arugula and carrot salad with quinoa

Arugula and carrot salad with quinoa

  • Author: Mary
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 pers 1x
  • Category: Salad


This vegan and gluten free recipe is your new detox salad! Simple and quick to make, you will love it. All these ingredients are refreshing and healthy. It will be your favorite for your back-to-school lunchbox!



  • 2 carrots
  • 3 handfuls arugula
  • 1/3 cup raw quinoa
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp walnut oil (this one is delicious)
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds


  1. Cook the quinoa with 1 cup of water for 10 minutes when it starts to boil. Add the frozen green peas at the fifth minutes.
  2. Peel and wash the carrots. Wahs and drain the arugula. Grate the carrot, I love my Ninja Blender for it, it’s so fast! Chop the parsley.
  3. When the quinoa is done. Drain it with the green peas and wash it with cold water. In a bowl, add all the ingredients, and mix. Serve!