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Greek Quinoa Salad

Fresh, healthy, Mediterranean salad that provides protein, healthy carbs and healthy fats for a well-rounded salad perfect for potlucks or meal prepping.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Gluten-free, Greek, Healthy, Paleo, Salad, Whole 30
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Stephanie Miller

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa plain
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 large cucumber seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 2 roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives quartered
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • fresh black pepper optional, to taste

Instructions

  • Heat two cups water to boiling. Add salt.
  • Rinse quinoa thoroughly and add to boiling water. Cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Set aside for 5 minutes and then fluff with fork.
  • In a large bowl, combine quinoa, cucumber, onion, tomatoes, cheese, and olives.
  • In a bowl or mason jar, mix together garlic, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, olive oil and pepper. Whisk (or shake) until blended. Pour over salad and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until needed. Serve warm or cold based on your preference.

Nutrition

Serving: 180g | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 307mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 333IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg