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.
Servings: 6 servings
- 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
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.
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