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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

I recently enjoyed this mediterranean quinoa salad while on a trip to Santa Monica. It was so delicious, I had it three times while there! When I find dishes I like, or love, I always take note of the ingredients and come home to make my copycat. This mediterranean quinoa salad incorporates fresh healthy ingredients and was really easy to create. Give or take any vegetable you need, I recently added zucchini to mine and it was amazing! Hope you enjoy this refreshing salad, and it becomes a family favorite for you too.


Mediterranean Quinoa Salad




For the dressing:

 3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
Pinch of oregano


For the salad:

1 cup quinoa, cooked
2 cups spinach and/or mixed greens with arugula
1/4 green beans, halved or 1/4 pieces
1/4 cup garbanzo beans
10 grape tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup chopped zucchini
1/4 cup chopped cucumber
10 kalamata olives, sliced
1/4 cup feta cheese
halved almonds



Whisk together all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, spinach and/or mixed greens, and about half of the prepared dressing. Mix well with a wooden spoon.

Add the vegetables, and remainder of the dressing to bowl. Mix well.

Fold in the feta, and sprinkle with desired amount of almonds. You can either refrigerate or enjoy immediately!




Posted in Food | August 22 nd , 2015 | 0 Comments

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