Zesty Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Looking for a healthy and delicious salad? Look no further. This Zesty Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is the way to go. It’s a flavorful and nutritious mix of quinoa, chopped cucumbers, halved cherry tomatoes, chopped red onion, chopped avocado, crumbled feta, freshly chopped parsley. The salad is finished with generous drizzles of a flavorful homemade dressing. Who can resist it? I know that I can’t.

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Zesty Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Recipe by Sandra MyersCourse: Dinner, Lunch, SaladsCuisine: MediterraneanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4-6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Total time

15

minutes

If you prefer quinoa for today’s meal, you should give this zesty Mediterranean quinoa salad a try. It gets my family hooked from the moment it’s served.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SALAD
  • 3 c. cooked quinoa

  • 1/2 c. crumbled feta

  • 1 pt. cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped

  • 1/2 avocado, chopped

  • 2 medium cucumbers, chopped

  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

  • FOR THE DRESSING
  • 1/4 c. red wine vinegar

  • 1 tsp. honey

  • 1/3 c. extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp. oregano

  • kosher salt

  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • Add quinoa, cucumber, tomatoes, onion, avocado, feta and parsley to a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  • To make dressing, combine olive oil, vinegar, honey and garlic on a medium bowl. Season with salt, red pepper flakes and oregano and whisk until combined.
  • Pour dressing over salad mixture and toss until completely coated.
  • Garnish with more parsley. Serve.

Recipe Video

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Source: https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a53267/zesty-mediterranean-quinoa-salad-recipe/

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