Greek Quinoa Salad



Greek Quinoa Salad

If there’s one dish that effortlessly brings the vibrant flavors of Greece to your plate, it’s the Greek Quinoa Salad. This salad is a celebration of fresh ingredients, a harmony of textures, and a medley of flavors that dance together in every bite.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 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
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, parsley, and mint.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  5. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Serve the Greek quinoa salad with a sprinkle of extra feta cheese on top.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

A refreshing Greek Quinoa Salad with the goodness of quinoa, fresh vegetables, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese, dressed in a zesty olive oil and lemon dressing.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 18g

After a single forkful of this Greek Quinoa Salad, you’ll be transported to the sun-soaked shores of Greece. The crispness of the vegetables, the creaminess of the feta, and the satisfying nuttiness of quinoa create a symphony of flavors and textures. Each bite tells a story of Mediterranean tradition and modern healthfulness. Whether enjoyed as a light lunch, a refreshing side, or a stand-alone dinner, this salad captures the essence of Greek cuisine in a single dish. So, take a culinary journey to Greece from the comfort of your own kitchen and savor the freshness and vibrancy that the Greek Quinoa Salad brings to your table.

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