Savory Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
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- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup cucumber, diced
- 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Allow it to cool.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, Kalamata olives, red onion, and fresh parsley.
- In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
- Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese on top.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
- Enjoy your Savory Mediterranean Quinoa Salad!
Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes | Total: 35 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A refreshing and nutritious Mediterranean quinoa salad that’s perfect for any occasion. This salad is bursting with vibrant flavors and healthy ingredients.
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 250, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 8g, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 4g
Conclude your culinary journey with this Savory Mediterranean Quinoa Salad, and savor the taste of the Mediterranean in every bite. Whether you serve it as a side dish or a light meal, this salad is a crowd-pleaser that’s both delicious and nutritious. Bon appétit!