by Chelsea Lords

Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe
Greek Quinoa Salad

Refreshing and easy-to-make, this Greek quinoa salad recipe is perfect for warm weather days.

Quinoa flavored with a hint of tomato tossed in a salad filled with cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, avocado and cucumber.

This Greek Quinoa Salad recipe is doused in a simple Greek salad dressing and topped with feta cheese.

Greek Quinoa Salad

    Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Yield: Serves 6 to 8

Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe Ingredients

    1 cup quinoa, rinsed

    1 1/2 teaspoons Knorr tomato bouillon, optional but recommended!

    1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

    3/4 cup kalamata olives

    1 ripe medium avocado

    1 cup cucumber, chopped

    1/4 cup feta cheese

    For the Dressing

      2 1/4 tablespoon red wine vinegar

      1 teaspoon dried oregano

      1 clove garlic, minced

      1 teaspoon salt, or to taste preference

      1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

      1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe Instructions

    Thoroughly wash your quinoa and follow package directions to cook the quinoa.

    Coarsely chop the spinach. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and slice the black olives either in half or in slices.

    Peel the cucumber in stripes or leave the peel on, deseed if desired, and chop into small pieces. (I leave seeds and peel on!)

    Remove the avocado skins and pit and chop into small pieces.

    Combine the cherry tomatoes, black olives, cucumber, and avocado in a medium sized bowl and lightly stir together.

    In a mason jar, add the red wine vinegar, dried oregano, and minced garlic Add in the salt and pepper (to taste preference). Add in olive oil. Shake together until ingredients are combined.

    Pour the dressing over the cooked quinoa that has Completely cooled. (Add dressing to preference; you may not want to add it all)

    Toss the rest of the vegetables in with the quinoa.

    When ready to serve, top the salad with crumbled feta cheese. Squeeze fresh lemon over the salad if desired.


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