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MEDITERRANEAN QUINOA SALAD

 





 INGREDIENTS 

QUINOA

200 GM

WATER

500 ML

OLIVE OIL

20 ML

BLACK OLIVES

50 GM

LEMON JUICE

10 ML

ONION

40 GM

CUCUMBER

40 GM

CHERRY TOMATO

20 GM

FETA CHEESE

20 GM

SALT

TASTE

PEPPER POWDER

10 GM

METHOD

Rinse quinoa for about 2 minutes .Fill a medium pot with water, add quinoa and salt to taste and bring to a boil. When the water boils, reduce heat to low and cover; simmer covered 15 minutes. Remove from heat and keep covered an additional 5 minutes without lifting the lid; then fluff with a fork and set aside in a large mixing bowl to cool. While the quinoa cools, dice all the vegetables. Add the red onion, olives, cucumber, tomatoes to the cooled quinoa, and squeeze 1/2 lemon over it. Drizzle the olive oil over the quinoa, then add feta, salt and pepper to taste and toss well. Taste for salt and adjust as needed, add more lemon juice if needed.

 Per serving: Calories: 379

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