Mediterranean quinoa salad explodes with big flavours of feta, olives, lemon and tomatoes.
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mediterranean quinoa salad

Mediterranean quinoa salad is great served with grilled chicken or lamb. Clean tasting and healthy, it makes a great light lunch too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: side
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: quinoa salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 250kcal
Author: romain | glebekitchen

Ingredients

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa cooked per directions, with 1/3 tsp salt. If you are not vegetarian, using chicken stock instead of water adds a nice extra flavour boost.
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives chopped
  • 1/2 red onion chopped and rinsed under cold water
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 oz crumbled feta
  • 1-2 Lebanese cucumbers chopped
  • 1 red finger hot chili minced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil - use your best here
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1/3 tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  • Cook the quinoa and let cool.
  • Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, sherry vinegar and salt together.
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients and toss with the vinaigrette. Taste for salt and adjust.
  • It's just that easy!

Nutrition

Serving: 6servings | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 485IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1.9mg