Wholesome Mediterranean Quinoa Salad



Wholesome Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

If you’re looking for a delightful and healthy salad that’s bursting with Mediterranean flavors, you’ve come to the right place. Our Wholesome Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a true culinary masterpiece that combines the goodness of quinoa with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a tangy dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, and red onion.
  2. Gently fold in the Kalamata olives, fresh parsley, and mint.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients:
  4. Incorporate the dressing into the salad and toss to combine.
  5. Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese on top.
  6. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

This Wholesome Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a celebration of fresh Mediterranean ingredients. It’s a delightful blend of quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and more, all dressed in a tangy vinaigrette. Perfect for a light lunch or a side dish for dinner, this salad is not only delicious but also packed with nutrition.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 9g

Our Wholesome Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a crowd-pleaser, whether you’re serving it at a summer picnic, a family gathering, or just enjoying it as a weekday lunch. With its vibrant colors and fresh flavors, it’s sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection. Give it a try, and savor the taste of the Mediterranean in every bite.

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