Cover and bring to a boil, … I rinsed it in my fine mesh strainer (in small batches), pressing it against the mesh with the back of a big spoon to squeeze the water out. Monique, your recipes are so well thought out and fresh. I keep making this, sharing with others, and they always request the recipe! Thanks!! Your email address will not be published. Add in quinoa and bring mixture to a boil. I can’t wait to try this, but I was wondering if anyone has measured/weighed out a 1/6 of the recipe for portion size? And adding protein to my diet helped me slim down because protein fills you up and eliminates hunger so you eat less calories. I made this salad the first time and it was soooo good. This is a delicious dish! How far in advance can this recipe be made? This healthy combination is tossed in a very easy and fat free Thai dressing. So many delicious vegetables combine in this flavorful and colorful salad! I didn’t realize until after my bowl was gone that I’d forgotten to add the red onion, thanks to being distracted by a toddler who was getting into mischief, but it was still good. The cashews add a delicious crunch and the Ginger Peanut Sauce on top is amazing! This Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad is mixed with bright flavors & … I made this twice. Soooo Gooood! My oldest son said he could eat the entire bowl for dinner. And yes – the quinoa is actually pretty filling too one of my fav lunches! Hi Monique, I actually don’t calculate sodium content as it can depend on the brand of ingredients used, salt addition preferences, etc. I made it as-written, except I used agave instead of honey, and low-sodium soy instead of gluten-free. Toasted cashews sound amazing. I meal prepped it and made 8 servings. So good to find a yummy salad that's gluten free. My husband likes it, too! And this is such a great way to get in those veggies!! Some have added chicken, or shrimp, but mostly people just love it as is. I seem unable to down load…..but at 76, it could be me!!! So glad to have it for the rest of the week. I also couldn’t get my hands on natural peanut butter (I live abroad), and so I had to use Skippy. Thank you for this recipe. One of my favs, too . Love this one in the summer too . I don’t want to change this post too much because frankly, I want to keep the written memories here about our first date. I’m a hippy at heart…this recipe and the ingredients called to me. Thank you! Looks amazing! This is one of my absolute favorites. I just made this. This Almond Butter Thai Quinoa Salad. Famous for a reason! EVERYONE loved it and I shared this link with one of the guest already. Glad you guys enjoyed! I love sharing these delicious weeknight dinners, and I’m so glad your whole family is loving them. Hope you find some new favs here . I also added a little red cabbage for color and more crunch, and edamame because I had it on hand. Cashew salad can be put together in just 15 minutes but tastes like you spent a lot longer making it. This is delicious & easy! I didn’t have cilantro or green onions and it still tasted yummy. I just made this for dinner and it is a winner. Sadly, I am unable to exercise but I have been inspired by your story. How many days does this last? It requires me buying minimal extra ingredients because I usually have most of them in my kitchen and it’s just SO good. Glad you guys enjoyed . And healthy! don’t like peppers at all but like the color it gives to the salad. Sometimes to just check on the ingredients when I'm making the salad, but most often to send it along to people who ask me where I got it! But for this application it’s perfect. So happy to hear that Mary!! I typically double or triple this when I make it because it’s so good, better the second and third day after soaking in the dressing, and perfect for easy, healthy and tasty lunches during a busy workweek. Much cheaper than sweetgreen too . I just found your blog and made this thai quinoa salad tonight and the chickpea blondies last week and all I have to say is, WOW!!!!!!! http://www.eat8020.com. Delicious!!! Just made up a huge bowl of this salad (added some celery for extra crunch) and I literally cannot stop eating it. This was absolutely so delicious and fresh tasting. Full of goodness and so delicious! And YES perfect for adding your favorite proteins. As always, your blog is a visual delight. I scarfed it down Make some for tomorrow, pretty please?? This looks delicious! Great salad! I made this with variations due to being on vacation with limited items. Should i use raw or roasted cashews? What I really need to do is to come to grips with reality and accept that there are no more margs or FroYo in my near future. And we all know that reducing the number of calories daily will help you slim down. I love the different textures and filling qualities of this healthy meal. This Thai Cashew Chopped Salad … It was a fabulous lunch, my husband ate extra helpings he liked it so much. My cashews got a little soggy and by Wednesday I was missing the texture they originally brought to the salad. I'm going to try this. Thanks Monique, this is the perfect lunch meal prep recipe. Definitely a keeper! Excellent recipe, very easy and super tasty. Great recipe — thank you so much! I found this online today and made it for lunch. For those of you who don’t know, this recipe is one of the most popular recipes on the ambitious kitchen! this is so delicious! I love it! Oh my gosh Monique I LOVE this story! Made this for supper…with a few changes based on the current fridge holdings. Join the AK email list and get a FREE printable e-book of the, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Healthy, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish, Vegan, Vegetarian, shredded red cabbage, depending on how much crunch you like, cashew halves or peanuts (honey-roasted is good), honey (use agave or pure maple syrup if vegan). The kids loved it (and had leftovers for lunch), the vegans made a meal of it, and the carnivores ate it as a side dish with grilled chicken. I’m so glad you found this one! Plenty more to come Thank you for your comment! Now, how about we get into this total dreamy rainbow effect of a salad? THANK YOU!!! Chicken is great with this salad! Enjoy! Delicious! It kind of reminds me of a super healthy version of Pad Thai. Didn’t know I was out of carrots so increased the cabbage. Thanks for the great recipe. Besides the sauce and the quinoa, I also used carrots, cashews, edamame, chickpeas, and I added chicken. it’ll still have all the asian flavors….. Do you use the same amount of tahini as peanut butter?? I have a question: Since the edamame or chickpeas or optional are they included in the nutrition information? I made a few minor changes to the sauce: more honey to taste, added chili pepper flakes, used rice wine vinegar instead of red wine vinegar, and used powdered ginger rather than fresh. Full stop. Sure sign it’s a winner ? I served this today for some friends and last night to my hubby. I do replace the Red Wine Vinegar with Rice Wine Vinegar (more authentic Asian). Pinning so I remember to make this later And I need to try those cookies!! Seriously you guys, I have to stop telling people about the flavor profile of brown butter and those freaking cookies; it’s just too nerdy. Thank you so much for sharing your story and your recipes. Hope you love this one Melanie! I made this with some leftover purple cabbage and Trader Joe’s miso-carrot-ginger dressing. Loved it. Can't wait to serve it tomorrow. Are the ingredients for 1 serving or 6? Just finished making this for probably the sixth time. To cook quinoa: Rinse quinoa with cold water in mesh strainer. I was surprised at how filling it was with the chickpeas; it made an easy, healthy work lunch. Thanks for sharing. Thanks! Add in quinoa and bring mixture to a boil. We love the flavor over noodles and tofu but never thought to try it in a grain salad. Sorry for the negative post – I just hate to see someone promoting healthy eating and suggesting use of a microwave : ). Preparation. ! So delicious! Just a note to others that maybe do the same….leave the dressing off until the day you’ll eat it (this is probably obvious and maybe I just got too excited to wait). I want to be on vacation for the rest of my life. Joan says: This salad looks so appealing visually and is loaded with yummy things that are good for you. It’s awesome! Great idea to use the dressing on other things, too glad you love this one! I’m thinking that it will take this dish to the next level. This is the most gorgeous salad ever! Hope she loves this one – you’ll have to let me know how she likes it . Thank you so much! And you won’t believe this but I remember when you originally posted this recipe and I literally still have the original pinned! This would be an awesome potluck dish. Amazing! To cook quinoa: In a medium saucepan, bring 1 ½ cups of water to a boil. Will have to make it again next Sunday for my lunch for the week! I need to double up the dressing recipe next time though because it is soooo good. Thank you!! This salad is literally the only quinoa salad I absolutely LOVE. Thanks Merry. I have it for dinner two nights a week. Set aside until ready to use. So glad you found this recipe! I haven't had alot of time to browse your website yet, but from what I have seen so far…I am loving it! Woah!!! we provide the Organic Quinoa Seeds.so let’s start to buy Quinoa seeds at Nourish you Definitely adding this to my favorites, thank you. I made this for lunch today and my partner and I both enjoyed it very much. Speaking of beautiful colours, these veggies are loaded with loads of amazing vitamins: Bell Peppers – Vitamin C (especially in the red ones), anti-inflammatory properties, and a good source of Vitamin E, Carrots – beta-carotene, loaded with fibre and rich in Vitamin A. Ginger – Relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite and motion sickness. I am not usually a salad lover, but this is healthy and soooooo delicious! , This is my go to quinoa salad recipe! Love the veggies, bright colors and that it makes excellent leftovers for at least three days if it lasts that long. I’m looking for something I can make the day before. This is a great salad recipe to accompany any meal, but it is especially delicious alongside other Thai food favorites such as Thai vegetable spring rolls, pumpkin and sweet potato curry, and carrot soup with ginger and lemongrass. Thank you!!! Next time I think I would leave the red onions out. Toast nuts in the oven and then use a food processor until they reach the right texture, apx 15 minutes for 1# of almonds. Having ambition is about being brave. I’m glad you found something your whole family (and the plumber) can enjoy! | WHAT YOU’LL NEED // SHOP MY FAVORITE INGREDIENTS & PREP PRODUCTS |. Delicious vegan and easily gluten-free salad with Thai flavors and a perfect crunch. I love this recipe, it is easy to make and it is so good. . lol. Mmmm! Damn, this salad is SO GOOD! Definitely will be one of my go tos. this looks awesome! I also didn’t have cabbage so just added more carrots instead. xoxo. They have all become an instant favorite with the first bite. I call that a big win!! Thai Quinoa Salad by Foodie Crush. Anyway, I went looking for a some bowl recipes after trying out a couple of diet web sites that simply would not work for me. , I love it ,and a fast on the go lunch for me,and still have my peanut butter. Can’t wait to taste it with cilantro, lime, and green onion. The sauce is lime, oil, ginger, red pepper flakes, peanuts and cilantro. I love Thai inspired flavors, especially peanuts. Isn’t it amazing?! Addictive. I subbed normal cabbage for the red cabbage as I didn’t have any and forgot to add the Cashews and still SO good. Super easy to make (especially if you buy pre-shredded cabbage and carrots) and keeps well in the fridge. Just curious:), Yes, the calories reflect the entire recipe. I’ve never had it for breakfast but might have try it with an egg on top . Everyone had enjoyed it! This one’s great for customizing with veggies you have on-hand glad you loved it! One of my favorite lunches, too, and great for meal prep. Then poured into a jar and added the oil and melted peanut butter and shook.. For salad, no nuts so used small can of peas and they weren't mushy, and added chopped spinach stems for crunch and toasted sesame seeds (no sesame oil). I did substitute Romaine for the kale and it is really yummy. Yum. I have never commented on an online recipe before but I had to let you. I made this last night for my family. So yes, my husband and I met while I was on vacation. I made it allergy-free with Coconut Amino acids rather than soy sauce, sunbutter and sunflower seeds. I added some thai-inspired tofu to get it to about 400/serving. I added red chilli flakes to the dressing and used a bag of mixed julienned red cabbage, carrots and broccoli and it was great . i will definitely be making this again!!! I made this tonight. Glad you loved it! PS I spent a lot of years in Minnesota- Seattle to be exact–got my MPH at the University, then stayed a while. Wow!!!! I made this recipe with regular cabbage, slivered almonds, and without bell peppers, it tasted great! So crunchy and satisfying. Even my kids 5, 5 and 8 will eat it up. WOW! I wrote a post about it on my blog and put a link back to your recipe. I added in edamame tonight as we were out of red pepper, so good! I had one and I love it. Tried this and it was phenomenal–thanks for sharing! Makes quinoa taste much better that’s for sure. Whisk all the ingredients together in a deep bowl until combined. Thank you! I can’t wait to try some more of your recipes! Thanks for your comment. So tasty and everyone that tried it said the same. LOVE THIS RECIPE! I don’t have sesame oil on hand though, do you think it will affect the flavor of the dish if I sub another oil? I made this for a potluck with tahini instead of PB (allergic co-workers) and many people loved it. The colors are so vibrant and beautiful. If you want to make this a complete meal or you’re craving more, I suggest adding edamame or chickpeas. Adding it to meal plan this week . I’m looking forward to making this recipe. Perfect for quarantine dinner! It’s great to look back on an old recipe and re-vamp it in such an amazing way. Great recipe!! All the flavors go together so well. And I did add the chickpeas. Had some pickled red onions and cooked salmon that we added. It’s my new favorite, can’t wait to make it for my husband when he gets back from his deployment . I made it four times now.. I’m so happy to hear that you loved the salad. Now I’m having it again for lunch! Made this last night and it was incredible! One of my absolute favs. Definitely adding to my meal plan for next week! SO GOOD! Had lots of jealous questions at work….This is a game-changer of a salad. Amazing – so happy you loved it. Made this tonight with my fiancé and it was delicious! I added four thinly sliced jalapeños which adds a minor kick (be sure to de-seed if you try this). Also substituted liquid aminos for the soy sauce. Hope you find some more recipes here that you love! Told everyone. Also sprinkled some curry powder. Add in quinoa and bring mixture to a boil. Fabulous! For those of you who don’t know, this recipe is one of the most popular recipes on Ambitious Kitchen! Thank you so much for this recipe! It's my go to for every party and my friends have started expecting it at every potluck!! I added sauteed mushrooms because we can’t live without them and tomorrow I’m thinking I’ll add some broccoli because we LOVE the crunch. Hi! My fav. I do the cooking at home and this is one of my favorite Summer meals. Thank you for the inspiration! Perfect for meal prep lunches, picnics or parties. Overall, great recipe and I can’t wait to try it again with real natural peanut butter. Always a hit! I like this salad with regular roasted cashews – I also lovee it with those super spicy, flavor-loaded Thai cashews from Trader Joe’s! I think my husband best described the meal when he said he just wanted to stick his face in the bowl… Thanks for sharing! Made this two weeks ago and enjoyed it so much I am making it again today. I discovered this recipe years ago and I still use it. Nutty-tasting quinoa without that icky bitter taste. Thank you! It was really nasty and I didn’t want it to ruin the salad. I guess that will be lunch tomorrow. How long ahead should I be putting the cabbage in? Thank you so much for posting this. Thank you Moique! If I was going to use it straight like that rather than tossed in a salad, I’d probably use a bit less soy sauce and vinegar. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!!!!! We can do pecans, pistachios, pine nuts, flax seeds, hemp seeds, sesame seeds, and Brazil nuts, though. I have made quite a few recipes from this site and so far I love them all. Funny thing: my mom won’t eat anything from our kitchen or blog, she says “ew.” No joke. I love it, Recipe looks great but why are you promoting use of a microwave? As it look delicious and too good to be true lol . Perfect for meal prep lunches, picnics or parties. Just made this and it is SO GOOD. SUPER EXCITING NEWS! I’ve also made the dressing countless times for other things like Poke bowls, salad rolls, salads, and wraps. One of my all-time favs! Once the quinoa is cool, add the red bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers, scallions, fresh herbs and … One of my all-time favorite salads to make. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 ½ cups of water to a boil. I love cold quinoa salads, but I think this may be my new favorite! In a medium saucepan, bring 1 ½ cups of water to a boil. Love those ideas and glad you both enjoyed! I’ve sent a photo of my dish and the recipe to multiple people already. I think I will put a note on it “DON’T TOUCH! I am in love with your blog! I cannot wait to give this a try…I love these flavors! WOW!!! I was wondering if I could buy peanut sauce instead of making the sauce. I’ll be sure to share some more photos of Milly in the future! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made this, but it’s fantastic. I don’t like onions or red peppers so I left them out and it was still so good. EVERYONE who tries it, LOVES it. I cannot have vinegar either due to yeast allergies, but I am allowed to have small amounts of Braggs Apple cider vinegar. Thank you!! I didn’t modify it in anyway, but I may add grilled chicken next time just to add some more protein. I always make more dressing than called for by ratio because I think it’s dry otherwise (and it’s that good), and I add a lot of red pepper flakes for more kick. Do the calories at the bottom reflect all of the dressing being added as well? I will have to check out more recipes on your blog. Hi Judy! This was absolute amazing! This makes me so happy! I’ve made this recipe multiple times now. The salad is amazing! I too a picture but don't know how to post it here. Thank you so much for reading and leaving such a nice comment! So happy to hear that it’s one of my absolute favorite recipes! and I can’t get over the calorie count for it! So delicious! May 3, 2018 - This Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad is a colourful, crunchy vegan meal perfect for a light lunch or dinner! Absolutely amazing!!!! Whole cashews are combined with cucumber, carrot, red pepper and Thai herbs. This is really good! 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Just one thing, as someone who is trying to lose weight due to BP issues, and I’m also on a BP med that advises that I avoid high sodium so the med works better to flush my system of retained fluids, I notice that in the nutrition section, you fail to give the sodium content of your recipes. We’re so happy that you enjoyed this recipe Lisa! Thank you soooo much! You may recognise the colours, ingredients and the dressing from my Fresh Spring Rolls recipe. This tastes amazing, a friend of mine made it and I was falling over myself to get the recipe! I don’t think using a microwave degrades the health of this recipe, but thanks for sharing your opinion. To cook quinoa: In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. I made this last night with red quinoa and a pre-made GF/V peanut sauce (from San-J brand) due to laziness, and it was PERFECT! I’m glad you loved this one! Soooo good! I think it will add a nice crunch. It came immediately to mind when I thought of a quick lunch/dinner, except transformed into this Thai Quinoa Salad. Cooked the quinoa in coconut milk and some lime and I lightly stir fried the veggies in peanut oil to make them easier for my toddler to chew. This was easy and delicious. The vibrancy. Here is what is stated about the salad: his Thai cashew salad recipe is incredibly scrumptious - but you won't believe just how scrumptious until you try it for yourself! However, your pics look like there are sesame seeds included, but I don’t see them in the recipe itself. So you could call this delicious looking recipe vegetarian but not vegan and then have notes on what swaps to make it vegan. Everyone loved it and we are looking forward to eating the leftovers! Required fields are marked *. Thanks so much for sharing! I substituted jasmine rice for the quinoa – YUM! Made this tonight. I made the dressing the day before in m viatmix so it was blended really well… and I added hoisin sauce at the end because it tasted a little too soy sauce-y for my taste. I’m so glad you tried and loved it! Just wanted to say that this is one of my absolute favorite go to recipes for something quick and delicious. This is totally incredible. I’m already dreaming about the leftovers and I’ll definitely be trying out more of your recipes in the future! Can’t eat vinegar. Just pinned this for later…Cannot wait to make this!! Remove pan from heat and fluff quinoa with fork. Amazing!! It tastes kind of like an Indian chaat. Famous Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad {vegan & gluten-free} Delicious vegan and easily gluten free Thai quinoa salad with a perfect crunch. I also used aminos instead of soy sauce to cut back on sodium, but it just doesn’t have the flavor that soy sauce does. I made a big bowl of this salad for myself and my parents, who LOVED it! I have made this salad 2 times now, not a fan of quinoa so I made it with couscous. I truly think it the best salad I have ever had. Just curious if you know the sodium content? Glad I made lots. I did some baked tofu on the side. This looks amazing! I've clicked on this link at least 100 times now. Just started vegan diet and couldn’t stop eating this ! Just made this and it is DELICIOUS!! Yum! There is definitely an Asian flavor profile to this vegetarian meal and the creamy peanut butter dressing with a hint of ginger is absolutely TO DIE FOR. It's dressed with a divine peanut ginger sauce! A healthy, delicious, unusual, lasts in the fridge giant bowl of awesome. Hiding in the back of the refrig so my husband won’t eat it. Defenitly a favourite of our now! It’s my husband’s favorite, and I’m partial to it as well. I’ve made this salad three times (so far) and we love it! Thanks for the recipe. Toasting brings out the oil in nuts so it works better than raw. Tips For Making Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad. I made this recipe during the CO-VID isolation, so I had to modify with ingredients that I had on hand. My husband and I have this recipe for dinner about once a month. This one is perfect for getting in some extra veggies. My friend has since made it for her family and swapped shredded brussel sprouts in place of the cabbage since that’s what she had on hand. Perhaps the vegans who commented are still learning or subbed something else like maple syrup or agave nectar to make it vegan. I know I’ll be making it many more times. This Thai Quinoa Salad … Enjoy! I want to make it ASAP! Just made this for dinner tonight (letting it sit in the fridge for a couple hours), and it is delicious! . What a great recipe, absolutely could live on this salad! Thai Cashew QUinoa Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegan) This Thai Cashew Salad is such an easy meal to whip up and have on hand for the rest of the week. It’s so easy to pull together too. I named it Thai Salad, but is it actually that? Is it a cold pressed sesame oil or the toasted one ? It can be intimidating, but it’s easy once you get used to it! I finally found my go to meal prep salad! Thank you!! I make a lot of quinoa salads, and this is easily going to become one of my favorites and added to my rotation. We loved it! I added edamame for some extra protein. SOO good. Yes please. Didn't have all the ingredients for the dressing so I used a bottled peanut sauce. Can we talk about this peanut ginger dressing? It’s also a great recipe for lunchs because the cabbage really soaks up flavour overnight in the fridge, but the nuts do get slightly soggy. I am so glad that I found your website and there I got this beautiful recipe. He even said the ingredients were “very evenly proportioned”….keep em coming, Monique! The leftovers were better, especially with a little sriracha . Cannot wait for leftovers. Just like everyone else said: this is delicious!!! I doubled it as we had guests and everyone loved it! This salad is a crowd-pleaser! I made it for lunch for my husband and I and we both loved it so much! I just used a half a tsp of powdered. Delicious vegan and easily gluten free Thai quinoa salad with a perfect crunch. Thanks so much for your note Julie! I’m glad you found Ambitious Kitchen Hope you find some delicious, easy recipes that you love. I can’t wait to have some for lunch today on some salad greens. Whats happening tomorrow? haha, Haha amazing!! I just made a giant bowl of this. Thank you for this great recipe. haha. It has a rich amount of fiber, antioxidants, and iron This was just the right balance of flavorful and filling – thank you so much for posting! One of my all-time favourites. I found this amazing recipe through Pinterest and made it the same day…… I NEVER do that, and I’m SO glad I did. You can use a whisk or a blender. I met him through a friend and we hit it off. Tried this tonight – Brilliant. It was great! O. M. Gee! What I did change about this recipe was the photography and made some tweaks to the existing recipe so that it was friendly for those of you who are vegan and/or gluten free. If I were to buy a similar (but not half and fantastic) salad at the co-op farm down the road, it would cost $5 easily for a tiny rectangular box of it. Amazing! Great blend of ingredients and flavors! Amazing and delish! Drizzle the sauce over the salad and mix everything in to combine. Made this for dinner tonight and I like it so much I’m making it for guests on Friday and then again in a couple of weeks… haha! Add in quinoa and bring mixture to a boil. I always start out with a little bit of … Yes, I do. I get an overwhelming response of “weeknight dinners!” and “lunches!” so I thought, why not do a combination of both? The lime is a must and some celery might be nice too. Haven’t made this in a long time and still can’t believe how amazing this is. Thanks for sharing it. My daughter and I made this tonight for lunches this week. This Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad is a colourful, crunchy vegan meal perfect for a light lunch or dinner! Love it! A good substitute? Thank you I love that I have leftovers for lunch I subbed the red wine vinegar for raspberry vinegar with no issues and next time, I’ll try with apple cider vinegar and maybe another time with balsamic. It is looking amazing. Love how easy it is to prepare, too. We made this tonight! Perfect for meal prep lunches, picnics or parties. I would love to see more pictures of Milly! Then I made it again (with the cilantro and green onions this time) but with some substitutions for dietary restrictions – swapped the quinoa for rice and used GF soy sauce. This salad is totally awesome! I was looking for a similar recipe because it was SSOOOO good. I will still have to watch my choices as I have many food intolerances. Can’t wait to try this salad. 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