Give your greek salad a makeover with this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl recipe. Easy no fuss recipe that’s easy to make and so flavorful the whole family will enjoy it! Topped with an amazing salad dressing and makes a perfect lunch or dinner.
Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl Recipe
It’s a filling recipe that doesn’t take too long to prep or make. If you haven’t tried quinoa before, this is the perfect recipe to try it out in. Quinoa makes a great replacement for rice. This Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl REcipe is made from ingredients that are in your kitchen already! What’s not to love about enjoying these bowls right in your own house.
When you go out to eat, the restaurants offer all kinds of “bowls” to their customers. You can make this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl recipe for the family and they’ll be just as yummy. When you’re wanting to make something a little different, you definitely need to check out this recipe, you just can’t go wrong. After a long day of work and school, your family can sit down to a meal they can thoroughly enjoy! Want added protein? Add some grilled chicken over this and it’s just perfect!
what does a greek salad contain
Basic ingredients you will find in the traditional greek salad recipe would be, tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta cheese, chickpeas, cucumber, lettuce, and onions. Topped with a basic greek dressing that consists of lemons or vinegar, garlic, oregano, oil, salt, and pepper. You will find that I have added a few twists to this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl recipe that you will surely enjoy.
What is greek salad dressing made of
I have had all sorts of greek salad dressings. Some that are even pink! But the traditional greek salad dressing calls for the following: Olive oil, oregano, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice, a bit of sugar, salt, and pepper. I added some mustard to the dressing I used for this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl recipe.
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How to make this Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl Recipe:
Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl Recipe
- 3 cups cooked quinoa
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
- 1 large cucumber diced
- 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
- ½ cup kalamata olives
- ½ cup feta cheese
For the dressing:
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- ½ teaspoon honey
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
- Divide the quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, chickpeas, olive, and feta cheese evenly among 4 bowls.
- For the dressing: combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until combined.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve.