Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad
Greek cuisine is a delightful fusion of flavors, and our Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad is no exception. This refreshing salad combines the wholesome goodness of quinoa with the vibrant Mediterranean flavors of olives, feta cheese, tomatoes, and cucumbers, making it a perfect choice for a healthy meal or side dish.
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, feta cheese, red onion, and parsley.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients evenly.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve your Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad as a side dish or as a light and nutritious main course.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Enjoy the taste of Greece with this Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad. It’s a perfect combination of freshness and Mediterranean flavors that will delight your taste buds and keep you feeling satisfied.
Nutrition Information (per serving):
Calories: 320 | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 680mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g
From family gatherings to picnics in the park, this salad is versatile and always a hit. So, make a big batch of this Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad and share the Mediterranean love with your friends and family. Opa!