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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This quick and easy Mediterranean quinoa salad pairs the flavors of lime, Feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and fresh parsley against the subtle backdrop of quinoa. Thanks to the naturally salty flavors of the olive brine and Feta cheese, this dish doesn’t need any added sodium to help balance the flavors. However, for best results, you’ll want to make this dish in advance to give the flavors a chance to blend.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 limes, zest, and juice
  • 4 oz. Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 oz. Kalamata olives, chopped, with brine
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, stems removed and chopped
  • Optional: Black pepper, to taste

Note :

For an added layer of flavor, toast the quinoa over medium heat before cooking

How to Make Mediterranean Quinoa Salad :

Step 1 :

Cook quinoa according to package directions. Remove from heat and let cool briefly.

Step 2 :

Fluff quinoa with a fork and stir in lime zest, lime juice, Feta cheese, chopped olives, and fresh parsley until thoroughly combined. Season with black pepper, to taste.

Step 3 :

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving, Enjoy!

How to make quinoa salad

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Salad Mediterranean
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

Mediterranean quinoa salad recipe, quick and easy side dish with the flavors of lime, Feta cheese, Kalamata olives, Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 limes, zest, and juice
  • 4 oz. Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 oz. Kalamata olives, chopped, with brine
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, stems removed and chopped
  • Optional: Black pepper, to taste

Instructions

1

Cook quinoa according to package directions. Remove from heat and let cool briefly.

2

Fluff quinoa with a fork and stir in lime zest, lime juice, Feta cheese, chopped olives, and fresh parsley until thoroughly combined. Season with black pepper, to taste.

3

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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