Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

How To Make Greek Quinoa Salad

Add a vegan twist to the classic Greek salad recipe by putting quinoa instead of leafy green. This protein-rich quinoa salad is great if you’re on-the-go.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupquinoa,uncooked
  • 2cupswater,or broth
  • 1pintcherry tomatoes,diced
  • ½cupred pepper,diced
  • ½cupgreen pepper,diced
  • 1cupcucumber,diced
  • ½cupblack olives,sliced
  • ¼cupred onion,diced
  • 3ozfeta cheese
  • cupGreek dressing
  • 1tbspparsley,chopped

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Cool.

  2. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, red and green peppers, cucumber, olives, red onion, feta cheese, and dressing. Toss to coat evenly.

  3. Add cooled quinoa and combine.

  4. Garnish with fresh parsley on top.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 160.61kcal
  • Fat: 4.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.97g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.74g
  • Fiber: 5.18g
  • Sugar: 5.99g
  • Protein: 6.49g
  • Cholesterol: 9.46mg
  • Sodium: 170.42mg
  • Calcium: 95.38mg
  • Potassium: 540.03mg
  • Iron: 2.06mg
  • Vitamin A: 77.65µg
  • Vitamin C: 139.12mg
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