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Greek Quinoa Salad

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian

Description

This Greek quinoa salad is a protein-packed, gluten-free recipe that loaded with vegetables. It’s a perfect make-ahead salad recipe and it’s hearty enough to be eaten as a main dish!


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt or to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring the quinoa and water to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork, and let cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, tomatoes, feta, parsley, pepper, and cucumber.
  3. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil, sprinkle with salt and combine.

Keywords: Greek quinoa salad