Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Eileen Simon

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@eileen6715

Can be prepared without the chicken for vegetarians


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
water
2
cubes chicken bouillon
1 clove
garlic
1 c
uncooked quinoa
2 large
cooked chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
1 large
red onion, diced
1 large
green bell pepper, diced
1/2 c
chopped kalamata olives
1/2 c
crumbled feta cheese
1/4 c
fresh parsley
1/4 c
chopped fresh chives
1/2 tsp
salt
2/3 c
fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1/4 c
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring the water, bouillon cubes and garlic to a boil in a saucepan.
2
Stir in the quinoa, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes
3
Discard the garlic clove and scrape the quinoa into a large bowl.
4
Gently stir in the chicken, onion, bell pepper, olives, feta cheese, parsley, salt and chives into the quinoa.
5
Drizzle with the lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil.
6
Stir until evenly mixed.
7
Serve warm or refrigerate and serve cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tag: Healthy