Healthy Salad Recipes: Greek Quinoa Salad
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|3⁄4||c||fresh lemon juice|
|1||clv||garlic, minced or pressed in a garlic press|
|1||pt||grape tomatoes, halved|
|7||oz||sheep's milk feta cheese, cubed|
|1⁄4||c||diced red onion|
|Salt and pepper to taste|
- Place quinoa in a strainer and rinse under cold running water. Add water and quinoa to a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook 15 minutes until quinoa is almost translucent.
- Spread cooked quinoa on a large dinner plate and place in freezer for 15 minutes to chill. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, and garlic. Toss with quinoa.
- Add olives, scallions, grape tomatoes, cheese, and red onion; gently mix ingredients. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
Tip for Feta Cheese
Feta cheese may be too salty for some. To lower the sodium count, soak it in water overnight.