Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad | this healthy and easy summer salad is the perfect fresh and light lunch recipe

You and your family will love this Greek quinoa salad is as healthy as it is easy, and it’s even better for lunch tomorrow.

Quinoa is just about the best vehicle for delicious flavors. It’s understated nutty flavor paired with how easy it is to prepare makes it one of the greatest grains.

This fresh and delightful salad packs lots of nutrients and flavor into this simple dish. Make it for lunch, dinner, a summer BBQ or potluck. What’s even better than the flavor bomb in this salad is how stinking easy it is. Everyone will think it took you hours to perfect, but I already did all that work for you. It just took a trip to a Milk Street recipe development class to start to know what to do with ingredients and flavors. yup

Enjoy..

Greek Quinoa Salad | this healthy and easy summer salad is the perfect fresh and light lunch recipe
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Greek Quinoa Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

You and your family will love this Greek quinoa salad is as healthy as it is easy, and it's even better for lunch tomorrow.

Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American, Greek
Servings: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa rinsed, then cooked
  • 1 whole cucuber quartered
  • 1/4 cup red onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 whole lemon juiced
  • 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces good feta cheese
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to bowl, mix together. Season to taste with additional salt & pepper

Recipe Notes

Cook quinoa in chicken or vegetable broth for added flavor

 

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Greek Quinoa Salad | this healthy and easy summer salad is the perfect fresh and light lunch recipe

Comments

  1. Leave a Reply

    Mona
    June 29, 2017

    Love the simplicity of this salad and the classic Greek flavors. Pinned to my “Crazy for Quinoa: board!

  2. Leave a Reply

    Julie
    July 11, 2017

    I’m a big fan of quinoa and this type of dish would be a normal menu item. Thanks for the recipe. Also, you spelled cucumber wrong in your recipe. 🙂

  3. Leave a Reply

    Nichole
    July 11, 2017

    This is a great summer salad, and has all of my favorite flavors! 🙂

  4. Leave a Reply

    Luci's Morsels
    July 11, 2017

    The mint! The feta! The quinoa! I am in love with all of the flavors, textures, and ingredients in this recipe! I am definitely going to try this one. Thank you for sharing!

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    Beth
    July 11, 2017

    This looks so delicious! I love Greek inspired salads!

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    cookilicious
    July 12, 2017

    Ideal summer salad. Quinoa is fun to cook with. One can do so many variations with it.

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