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Quinoa Autumn Harvest Salad

This easy Quinoa Harvest Salad is a wonderfully autumnal and incredibly healthy vegan dish that includes delicious seasonal vegetables like corn, carrots, pears and pomegranate as well as superfood quinoa and kale! 

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword quinoa salad, salad with pomegranate, vegan superfood salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 513 kcal
Author Mahy


For the salad:

  • 2/3 cups uncooked quinoa (black, brown, white or a mixture)
  • 1 large carrot shredded
  • 1 large pomegranate deseeded
  • 1 large pear diced
  • 3/4 cup cooked corn kernels
  • 2 scallions diced
  • 1 1/2 cups kale sliced thinly

For the dressing:

  • Sweet Mustard Dill sauce OR
  • Honey Greek Salad Dressing


  1. Cook the quinoa—details in this how to cook quinoa post.
  2. In a large plate, toss the quinoa with the remaining salad ingredients.

  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss together. Serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Feel free to use any dressing you want for this healthy quinoa salad.
  • Instead of pears, you can also use apples!
  • Roasted squash would be another wonderful addition to this fall-inspired salad.
  • This Harvest Salad is vegan. For even more vegan protein, add fried tofu, nuts or chickpeas to this harvest salad!
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Autumn Harvest Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 513 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 82mg4%
Potassium 608mg17%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 5130IU103%
Vitamin C 41.7mg51%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.