Perfect Gluten Free Party Salad Recipe!

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This delicious, gluten free salad is packed with flavor.  Fresh cilantro, cranberries, lime, edamame and Tamari Ginger dressing give it an incredible taste and texture.  It’s a party in your mouth and it makes a perfect salad for entertaining this fall and through the holidays!

Coconut Quinoa Salad

Created by: Amie Valpone


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups cooked shelled edamame
  • 1 (15 oz.) can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup finely diced red bell peppers
  • 4 button mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1/2 scallion, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1/3 cup San-J Gluten Free Tamari Ginger Asian Dressing
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon lime zest
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the salad by combining edamame, beans, red peppers, mushrooms, scallion, dried cranberries, coconut and carrot.
  3. Remove quinoa from heat; set aside to cool for 5 minutes. Add cooked quinoa to the bowl of salad ingredients.
  4. Pour San-J Gluten Free Tamari Ginger Asian Dressing on top; gently toss to combine.
  5.  Sprinkle with fresh cilantro, parsley, lime zest, sea salt and pepper.

Serves 6.

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  4. This looks absolutely delicious! Quinoa and coconut are two of my favourite ingredients, but I’ve never tried something with them combined together.

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