Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by darling216

Makes 12 servings



Crisp bell peppers, red onion and rich kalamata olives add texture and color to this refreshing salad. Other grains like couscous or bulgur would also work well in this dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

1/2 cup red wine vinegar
4 tsp. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
2 medium red bell peppers, chopped
1 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
4 cups cooked quinoa

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  1. In glass jar with tight-fitting lid, combine vinegar, oil, garlic, ground pepper and salt. Seal and shake well.

  2. In large bowl, combine bell peppers, cucumber, olives, onion and parsley. Mix well. Add vinegar mixture and toss to coat. Add quinoa, stir gently but thoroughly to combine; serve.

Categories

Vegetables, Brunch, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, Marinade, No Cook, Quick, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 130.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
Calories from Fat
51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.7g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
153mg
6%
Potassium
451mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
40.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
8.6g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 91%
Calcium 4% Iron 18%
* 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 saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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