Side view of beets quinoa salad in blue bowl on white plate, with herbs and oranges in background.

Quinoa Beets Salad with Orange & Capers

This vibrant, zesty quinoa beets salad with orange and capers is a healthy and delicious light meal idea that's also suitable for gluten free and vegan diets.
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine International
Keyword beet, quinoa, salad
Prep Time 12 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Everyday Healthy Recipes


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 medium beets cooked, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves and stems, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the dressing

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons orange juice fresh is best
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger finely grated


  • Combine all the salad dressing ingredients, stir thoroughly and set aside.
  • Cut the ends off the orange, stand it on one end and slice the skin off downwards all the way around (make sure you also remove the thin, white skin around the fruit). Chop the orange into chunks.
  • Combine all the salad ingredients, stir, drizzle with the dressing and enjoy!