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.
Zesty Mediterranean Quinoa SaladCourse: Dinner, Lunch, SaladsCuisine: MediterraneanDifficulty: Easy
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.
- 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
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- 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.