Healthy Salad Recipes: Greek Quinoa Salad
Healthy Salad Recipes: Greek Quinoa Salad

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This Recipe

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Serves: 6
  • Start to Finish: Less than 1 hour
  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Cook: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 282cal
  • 717mg Sodium
  • 26g Carbs
  • 3g Fiber
  • 16g Fat
  • 6g Saturated Fat
  • 4g Sugars
  • 10g Protein
  • 203mg Calcium
  • 2mg Iron
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  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed in a garlic press
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 7 ounces sheep's milk feta cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • Salt and pepper



1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Add olives, scallions, grape tomatoes, cheese, and red onion; gently mix ingredients. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
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