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Greek-Inspired Quinoa Salad

This delicious and easy Greek Inspired Quinoa Salad is a great side to any meal. Made from quinoa, tomatoes, cucumber, feta, artichoke hearts, olives, and a quick homemade dressing. Naturally vegetarian and gluten free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: greek
Keyword: gluten free, greek quinoa salad recipe, greek salad, quinoa salad, vegetarian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 237kcal

Ingredients

For Salad

  • 2 cups cooked and cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup canned, jarred or frozen artichoke hearts  drained and/or thawed
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese or to taste
  • 1/3 cup sliced olives

For Dressing

  • 1/3 cup olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup optional
  • 1 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Whisk together the ingredients for dressing in a small bowl or large glass measuring cup. Set aside.
  • Combine salad ingredients to a medium bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Pour dressing over salad and stir again.
  • Enjoy immediately or cover and let the salad chill in the fridge before serving.
  • Store leftovers in fridge for 4 days.

Notes

  • This salad has lots of protein. So it really stays with you!
  • This tangy homemade dressing can be made in 2 minutes and with common household ingredients.
  • This recipe is highly adaptable, so you may leave out what you don’t like and add what you do!
  • Make some for a dinner side and enjoy the leftovers for lunch the next day.
  • If you have a child who might feel iffy about this salad all mixed together, just leave out some of the ingredients as you put it together and serve it to them deconstructed

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 202IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg