Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa



Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa

The Mediterranean Quinoa is a delightful dish that transports you to the sunny shores of the Mediterranean with every bite. It’s a harmonious blend of wholesome ingredients that not only tantalize your taste buds but also provide a burst of nutrition. Whether you’re a dedicated health enthusiast or simply looking for a scrumptious meal, this recipe has you covered.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup of cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and let it cool.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, Kalamata olives, and parsley.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and lemon juice. Drizzle over the quinoa salad and toss to combine.
  5. Gently fold in the crumbled feta cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Chill the Mediterranean Quinoa salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  7. Enjoy your Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A refreshing and nutritious Mediterranean Quinoa salad packed with vibrant flavors and wholesome ingredients.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 40g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 9g

Savor the taste of the Mediterranean with this Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa salad. It’s not just a meal; it’s an experience. Each forkful brings you closer to the azure waters and the sun-kissed landscapes of the Mediterranean. With its balanced flavors and health benefits, this dish is a true culinary journey. Whether served as a light lunch, a side dish, or a main course, it’s sure to delight your senses and leave you craving for more.
So, gather your ingredients, follow the simple steps, and indulge in this Mediterranean masterpiece. It’s time to elevate your dining experience with the Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa!

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