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Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Quinoa Salad recipe? Learn how to make Greek Quinoa Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by leslieklodt

Makes 6 servings



From about.com - http://vegetarian.about.com/od/vegetarianandvegansalads/r/greekquinoa.htm

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Quinoa Salad

3 cups water or vegetable broth
1 1/2 cups quinoa, uncooked
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp olive oil
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 red onion, diced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
1 salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Greek Quinoa Salad

  1. In a medium-large saucepan, cook the quinoa in vegetable broth for 15-20 minutes, until tender, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil.

  3. Gently toss the quinoa together with the remaining ingredients, except feta. Pour the olive oil mixture over the quinoa.

  4. Add more salt and pepper to taste and gently stir in the feta cheese.

  5. You may also add any additional vegetables that you like, such as lightly steamed broccoli, snap peas or diced bell pepper.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 237.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
148mg
6%
Potassium
346mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
31.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
8.3g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 9% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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