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