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Pea and Bacon Quinoa Salad

A nice light quinoa salad with peas, bacon, and a lemony dressing.
Course Salad
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 296 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke


  • 1 cup quinoa rinsed and prepared according to package directions
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • 5 green onions white and light green parts chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed and drained
  • 8 slices cooked bacon crumbled


  1. Mix the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large serving bowl.
  2. Add the quinoa and stir to coat with dressing.
  3. Add the onions, red pepper and peas. Stir again.
  4. Put into serving bowls and top with bacon.
Nutrition Facts
Pea and Bacon Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 585mg25%
Potassium 326mg9%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 835IU17%
Vitamin C 38.4mg47%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.