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Healthy Greek Quinoa Salad Bowl With Feta

This Greek quinoa salad bowl is bursting with flavor! Mediterranean flavors are encompassed in this quinoa salad recipe featuring kalamata olives, fresh cucumber slices, juicy tomatoes, and crumbled feta cheese over a bed of fluffy quinoa.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Diet Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 330kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 English cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • ½ cup kalamata olives halved and pitted
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 2 cups quinoa cooked and cooled
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Kosher sea salt to taste
  • Kosher black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place all the prepped veggies in a large salad bowl. 
  • Add the quinoa, feta cheese, oregano, oil and vinegar. Season to taste and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat.

Notes

  • Use other types of grains such as barley, amaranth, couscous, farro, millet, sorghum, etc.
  • Store the leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three to four days. You may want to wait to sprinkle the feta over the salad until ready to eat.
  • Pair with breadsticks or your favorite roll.
  • Wash and prepare the ingredients ahead of time to save time.

Nutrition

Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 329mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1027IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 4mg