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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. Quinoa tossed with fresh tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, italian parsley, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, and feta cheese. A healthy, beautiful salad! www.modernhoney.com

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Quinoa tossed with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, italian parsley, extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, and feta cheese. A healthy, flavorful salad!
Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Keyword quinoa salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 218 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil can use less -- 1/3 cup if so desired
  • 1/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Italian Parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Cucumber peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups Grape Tomatoes halved
  • 1/3 cup Red Onion thinly sliced
  • 3/4 - 1 cup Feta Cheese crumbled
  • Kalamata Olives optional

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
  2. In small bowl, toss extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, parsley, garlic salt, and pepper.
  3. Toss dressing with quinoa.
  4. Top with cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, and feta cheese.
  5. Salt to taste.
  6. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 398mg17%
Potassium 336mg10%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 460IU9%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.