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Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad

Get ready for a flavour explosion in your mouth! This Greek Quinoa Salad is loaded with delicious Greek-inspired flavours and is perfect for meal prep as it tastes better the longer that it sits! Easy to make and great for those barbecues, picnics and weeknight meals! {gluten-free & vegetarian}
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Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Calories: 369kcal
Author: Elysia

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup dry quinoa or 2 cups cooked
  • 1 1/3 cup of water or broth
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 English cucumber sliced and quartered
  • A quarter of a red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions. You can use broth instead of water for more flavour. Allow to cool.
  • Once cool, toss quinoa together with the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives and feta cheese.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the ingredients for the dressing.
  • Pour desired amount of dressing onto the quinoa mixture and toss to combine. Allow to sit for at least half an hour for optimal flavour.

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 496mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 588IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2mg
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