Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
This is one of the most versatile side salads! Bring as a side salad for a gathering or prep ahead for a quick lunch during the week.
Servings: 6 people
- 1 cup quinoa dry
- 2 cups water or chicken or veggie broth
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half or quarters
- 1 medium cucumber chopped
- 2/3 cup fresh parsley chopped
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 tbs fresh lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
Add quinoa and water (or broth) to a medium-size pot. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to a low simmer and cover for about 15 minutes.
Quinoa should easily fluff with a fork when done. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
Chop cucumber, tomatoes, and parsley.
Add quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, feta to a bowl. Top with dressing and toss to combine.
Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2mg