Greek Quinoa Salad- Featured Recipe Thursday!!

It’s Thursday, and you know what that means!!

*Thank you to Dee from Michigan for this yummy recipe.

Featured Recipe Thursday!!

Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 bunch of basil chopped
  • sea salt & ground pepper
  • 1 small red onion- diced
  • 1 red pepper- sliced 
  • 1 english cucumber- sliced in small pieces
  • 2 cups of red grape tomatoes- halved
  • 1 cup of pitted Kalamata olives
  • crumbled feta for the top

Directions:

 

  1. In a medium bowl  whisk together the lemon juice, oregano, basil, garlic, and seasonings.
  2. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Set aside.
  3. Combine the quinoa and 2 cups of water in a pot, bring to a boil and cook until the water is absorbed. (About 15- 17 minutes.)
  4. Transfer the quinoa to a bowl and let sit, to cool. 
  5. Add in the onion, tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, and dressing, and toss to combine all ingredients.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill for about 2 hours or until the flavors combine. 
  7. To serve, add fresh crumbled feta cheese to the top.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8 Comments »

    • Hi Shanna-
      Thank youuuu!! I was nominated by you and Fae for this award! Now I just need to get to the writing for these great awards. 🙂 How is your Friday going? I am in the middle of making a Kouzounas Kitchen Magazine. It has been taking up most of all my day. LOL.

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      • This is too nice of you. I think it takes a lot of passion and inspiration from chefs and cooks like you to create a cook book. I am achieving my goals and living my dreams finally! I will definitely remember you and I will even dedicate a thank you in my book to you and a few other WordPress friends. 🙂

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