Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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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

How to Make Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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.

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About Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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



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