Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Quinoa Greek Salad

Quinoa Greek Salad
Quinoa Greek Salad with Fresh Parsley

Quinoa is a staple food grown in South America. It’s a grain that is considered a complete protein, and can be used like rice. It is also great as a side dish, in soups, in salads or even in puddings. 

This is an easy salad to serve for a weekday meal. 

Quinoa Greek Salad on a table.

Quinoa Greek Salad

Serves 4

1 cup dry quinoa
2 cups water 
3 scallions, chopped
2 tablespoons mint, chopped 
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 
1 small cucumber, diced
1 tomato, chopped
½ cup Kalamata olives, pitted and coarsely chopped 
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
Salt and pepper to taste


Rinse quinoa well under cold water. 

Bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add quinoa and cover. Reduce heat and simmer 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.  

In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa with remaining ingredients. Toss to coat evenly. Season with salt and pepper to taste.  

Quinoa Greek Salad
Quinoa Greek with feta cheese Salad

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