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Greek Quiona Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Quiona salad recipe? Learn how to make Greek Quiona salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by slymenestra

Makes 6 servings



serve with a bean dish for complete protein

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Quiona salad

3 cups water or vegetable broth
1 1/2 cups quinoa, uncooked
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (you may use any flavor you prefer)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup kalamata olives, sliced if desired
1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 red onion, diced
1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 cup steamed broccoli
1/2 red pepper diced
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Greek Quiona salad

  1. Greek quinoa salad recipe with traditional Mediterranean ingredients including feta cheese, kalamata olives and fresh herbs. You could easily make this vegetarian quinoa salad recipe vegan by omitting the feta cheese or using a vegan soy substitute.

  2. Ingredients:

  3. * 3-4 cups water or vegetable broth

  4. * 1 1/2 cups quinoa, uncooked

  5. * 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (you may use any flavor you prefer)

  6. * 2 cloves garlic, minced

  7. * juice from one lemon

  8. * 3 tbsp olive oil

  9. * 1/2 cup kalamata olives, sliced if desired

  10. * 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped

  11. * 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  12. * 1 red onion, diced

  13. * 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

  14. * salt and pepper to taste

  15. * 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

  16. Preparation:

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

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

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

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

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 284.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.4g
21%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
253mg
11%
Potassium
449mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
34.3g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
9.0g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 12% Iron 17%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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