Herb-infused Greek Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese

A chunky Greek quinoa salad bursting with flavor and nutrients coming from Mediterranean herbs.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Servings: 2
Calories: 426kcal

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup red onion sliced
  • 1 cup cucumber diced
  • 1/2 cup tomato diced
  • 3-3.5 oz feta cheese crumbled/cubed
  • 1 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves chopped

For the dressing

  • 1/2 lime/lemon juice only, or to taste (use less if using lemon)
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • black pepper to taste
  • sea salt to taste

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to the instructions on the package. This will take about 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • Whisk together all dressing ingredients.
  • Combine quinoa, herbs feta, and veggies in a large salad bowl. Toss to combine.
  • Drizzle with dressing and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 642mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g

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