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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

All the flavors of Mediterranean cuisine in one bowl! Healthy and so easy to make, this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad makes a perfect lunch or dinner. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: quinoa salad
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 383kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

For the salad

  • ¼ cup uncooked quinoa
  • ½ cup black olives, sliced
  • ½ cup roasted peppers, sliced
  • ½ cup fresh or canned corn kernels
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • cup feta cheese crumbles

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • salt, pepper

Instructions

  • Start by boiling the quinoa in slightly salted water according to the package instructions (15-20 minutes). Once cooked, drain and let it cool.
  • Prepare the dressing by whisking all the ingredients together.
  • in a medium bowl, combine quinoa and the rest of the salad ingredients and pour the dressing on top. Mix everything gently and enjoy.

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Nutrition

Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 1110mg | Potassium: 462mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2600IU | Vitamin C: 163.4mg | Calcium: 250mg | Iron: 4.5mg