Greek Quinoa Salad April 30 2014, 0 Comments

Fresh, crisp, cool and satisfying is exactly what this salad is all about. There are so many reasons why you need to try this salad but the most important one is how delicious it is. Sometimes the typical salad can get boring but this is far from that. Add your favorite protein on the side for a perfect meal! ***makes 10 servings, 1/2 cup =1 serving*** Serving for 1/2 cup: 121.2 calories, 4.2 grams fat, 17.7 grams carbohydrates, 2.3 grams fiber, 4.9 grams protein Ingredients for the salad:
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • 3 small tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cups Kale, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Greek olives, chopped
  • 2 oz feta
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Dash salt and pepper
Instructions: 1. For the quinoa: -Boil 1 cup quinoa in about 2 cups water in a medium pot  -Once it boils, reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until all the water has been absorbed  -Uncover and remove from heat  2. Add the quinoa, feta and all the chopped vegetables to a mixing bowl, combine well  3. Add dressing and mix well  IMG_0629 IMG_0640 IMG_0647 IMG_0657 IMG_0673 Love, Marla