Easiest Way to Make Any-night-of-the-week Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Easiest Way to Make Any-night-of-the-week Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is protein packed with fresh and tasty Mediterranean flavors. Made with cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon and Feta cheese.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

In a large bowl combine quinoa, cucumber, tomatoes, onion, avocado, feta and parsley. Make dressing: In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, honey and garlic. This Mediterranean quinoa salad is a fantastic make-ahead lunch!

Hello everybody, I hope you are having an amazing day today. Today, we're going to make a special dish, mediterranean quinoa salad. One of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is protein packed with fresh and tasty Mediterranean flavors. Made with cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon and Feta cheese.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is one of the most popular of recent trending foods in the world. It's appreciated by millions every day. It is easy, it is fast, it tastes delicious. They're nice and they look fantastic. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is something that I've loved my whole life.

To begin with this recipe, we have to prepare a few components. You can have mediterranean quinoa salad using 20 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Mediterranean Quinoa Salad:

  1. {Get 2 Cups of Quinoa.
  2. {Prepare 2 Cans of Low Sodium Chicken Broth.
  3. {Prepare 1 Cup of Dry Lentils.
  4. {Prepare 1 Can of Low Sodium Chicken Broth.
  5. {Get 1 Can of Cannelli Beans, rinsed and drained.
  6. {Get 1 Can of Sliced Black Olives.
  7. {Prepare 1 Pkg of Grape Tomatoes, halved.
  8. {Make ready 1 of Large Onion diced.
  9. {Get 2 of Bell Peppers diced.
  10. {Take 1 Tsp of Garlic Powder.
  11. {Prepare 2 Tsp of Basil.
  12. {Make ready 1 Tsp of Salt.
  13. {Make ready 1 Tsp of Pepper.
  14. {Take 1 Tbsp of Oregano.
  15. {Make ready 1 Tsp of Granulated Sugar.
  16. {Make ready 2 Tbsp of Red Wine Vinegar.
  17. {Take 1 of Juice from Lemon.
  18. {Get 2 Tbsp of Water.
  19. {Make ready 1 Tsp of Dijon Mustard.
  20. {Prepare 1 Cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

For the best flavor, store some of the fresh herbs separately and scatter them on right before you eat. I also recommend seasoning to taste with salt, pepper, and/or an extra squeeze of lemon. This Mediterranean quinoa salad is seriously delicious served with a simple grilled entree (like these tender pork chops or this lemon garlic grilled chicken). It's also really great paired with a roasted pork tenderloin or baked chicken.

Instructions to make Mediterranean Quinoa Salad:

  1. Bring quinoa and chicken broth to a boil, then cover and simmer on low for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool..
  2. Bring lentils and chicken broth to a boil, partially cover with lid and reduce heat. Cook for 30 minutes or until tender. Set aside to cool..
  3. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, lentils, cannelli beans, grape tomatoes, olives, onions, and peppers..
  4. For Vinaigrette: In blender add garlic powder, basil, salt, pepper, oregano, sugar red wine vinegar, water, and dijon mustard. On low speed slowly add olive oil until mixed..
  5. Pour vinaigrette over quinoa mix and mix well..

And of course it would be a great option for your next potluck or BBQ where you have to show up with a salad. This crowd-pleasing Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is loaded with quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, purple onion, red bell peppers, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives and lots of fresh basil. It makes a delicious light lunch or side salad to serve at barbecues and potlucks. This recipe is just one of the easy-to-make-and-prep meals that I've started adding to my back-to-school lunch plan: Easy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. This cold salad features fresh vegetables, a hearty and protein-packed grain, olives, and feta cheese!

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