Quick & Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quick & Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe

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  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the rinsed quinoa and a pinch of salt.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is cooked and water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, parsley, feta cheese, and kalamata olives.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  7. Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
  8. Serve chilled and enjoy your quick and healthy quinoa salad!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Quick & Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe is a delightful blend of fresh ingredients, perfect for a light lunch or side dish. Packed with protein-rich quinoa, crisp vegetables, and zesty flavors, it’s a nutritious and satisfying choice.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 275, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 8g

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