Grinder Salad

Grinder salad is a delicious, easy-to-make, hearty dish that can be served as a side with your favorite entrees. It’s packed with flavor and nutrition and great for meal prep. It’s full of fresh vegetables, proteins, and healthy grains, and it’s easy to customize. Plus, preparing it in a food processor or blender makes it a cinch to make. Here’s how to make it:


  • 1 head of cabbage
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Optional additions: feta cheese, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, etc.


  1. Chop the cabbage, bell pepper, and carrot into small pieces by hand or in a food processor.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chopped vegetables, cooked quinoa, freshly-squeezed lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Mix thoroughly to combine.
  4. Top with additional ingredients, such as feta cheese, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, etc.
  5. Serve the grinder salad chilled or at room temperature.

Grinder salad is a delicious and filling dish that can be served as a side or as a main. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make and customize depending on your taste. You can add in your favorite veggies, grains, and proteins for an easy and nutritious meal. Experiment with different combinations and enjoy as a yummy side to your favorite meal.