Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl


Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl

Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa under cold water. In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil, then add the quinoa. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the quinoa is cooked and the water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced cucumber, cherry tomatoes, chopped red onion, Kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese, chopped parsley, and chopped mint.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  5. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Serve the Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl as a refreshing and healthy meal option.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl is a delightful blend of flavors and textures. Nutty quinoa, crisp cucumber, sweet cherry tomatoes, briny Kalamata olives, and creamy feta cheese come together in a tangy lemon and olive oil dressing. Fresh herbs add a burst of freshness to this healthy and satisfying salad. It’s perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for grilled meats. Plus, it’s packed with nutrients and can be customized to suit your taste. Whether you’re following a Mediterranean diet or simply looking for a tasty and nutritious meal, this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl is a must-try!

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 320
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Sugar: 3g

Make this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl the star of your next meal and savor the Mediterranean flavors that it brings to your table. It’s a healthy and delicious choice that will leave you craving for more!

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