Quick and Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl



Quick and Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl

Picture this: a vibrant Mediterranean feast that comes together in mere minutes, offering a symphony of flavors and wholesome goodness. Introducing our Quick and Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl, a dish that effortlessly combines the richness of Mediterranean cuisine with the nutritional power of quinoa.

Bringing together the sun-kissed essence of the Mediterranean diet, this bowl is a tapestry of colors, textures, and tastes. It’s not just a meal; it’s an experience that transports you to the azure shores and rustic villages of the Mediterranean coast.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, red onion, feta cheese, and fresh parsley.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa mixture and gently toss to combine, ensuring everything is well coated.
  5. Divide the quinoa mixture into serving bowls and garnish with an extra sprinkle of feta cheese and parsley.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy the burst of Mediterranean flavors!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

A quick and refreshing Mediterranean quinoa bowl that’s bursting with flavor and nutrients.

Nutrition per serving:
Calories: 320 | Total Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 8g

Picture yourself indulging in this wholesome creation, savoring each bite that’s brimming with the essence of the Mediterranean sun and sea. It’s not just a dish; it’s a culinary journey that nourishes your body and soul. So, whether you’re seeking a quick weekday delight or a delightful weekend gathering, our Quick and Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl is your gateway to a taste of the Mediterranean lifestyle right in your own home.

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