Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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Tammy T

By
@ttodd4jesus

I made this salad for my granddaughters birthday party and everyone loved it! I doubled the recipe to serve 20 guests and it was gone in a flash. Some had never tried quinoa before said they loved it. Quinoa is very good for you and is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat. It contains almost twice as much fiber as most other grains and its goodness also includes, Iron, magnesium, B2, and lysine. Not to mention all the other benefits from the veggies in this salad. I found this on kraftcanada.com and included their picture. I tweaked it some as some of the Kraft items are hard to find.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c
    quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 c
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1
    small english cucumber, chopped
  • 1
    small red onion, cut crosswise in half, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    extra virgin olive oil greek feta dressing or greek feta vinaigrette, divided
  • 10 c
    torn romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 c
    feta cheese with tomato and basil, crumbled
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh cracked black pepper or to taste

How to Make Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring the broth and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan on high heat; lower heat to medium-low and simmer about 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Set aside and cool.
  2. COMBINE tomatoes, cucumbers and onions in medium bowl. Add oregano and cracked pepper, mix all.

    Now add (1/4 cup) of the dressing; toss to coat.
  3. Cover platter with lettuce; top with quinoa, tomato mixture, cheese and (remaining dressing).
    Store in fridge until served. So easy!

    This makes a very pretty presentation and is delicious! Enjoy!

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About Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Lettuce Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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