Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe | Yummly

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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25Minutes
1260Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups quinoa (cooked, about 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cucumber (chopped)
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1/2 red onion (small, finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives (cut in half)
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (*use vegan feta cheese if needed)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt
  • pepper
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    NutritionView More

    1260Calories
    Sodium56% DV1350mg
    Fat86% DV56g
    Protein71% DV36g
    Carbs52% DV156g
    Fiber88% DV22g
    Calories1260Calories from Fat500
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat56g86%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium1350mg56%
    Potassium1810mg52%
    Protein36g71%
    Calories from Fat500
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate156g52%
    Dietary Fiber22g88%
    Sugars11g22%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C160%
    Calcium30%
    Iron80%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(21)

    Lorene Freehill 4 days ago
    Loved this and can’t wait too have leftovers tomorrow!
    Patricia Culler 9 days ago
    Yumilicious. Used fresh chopped tomatoes instead of sundried and extra kalamatas. The Recipe made a lot but it didn’t last long - everyone had seconds.
    D 10 days ago
    I'm in love w this recipe!! It's become one of my favorite sides for all grilled meats due to it's wonderful aroma & explosion of flavors. I left out the tomatoes & basilico because I didn't have them, & substituted syrup w honey.
    michael quinn 2 months ago
    flavor as directed is...a little bland? be easy with the salt though as some of the ingredients are pretty salty and that flavor will travel in the quinoa very easily.
    Ann Titus 2 months ago
    Amazing!! I added hummus to the dressing n it was so good
    Ty Wilbur 2 months ago
    Delicious salad tastes very fresh. I added fresh garlic and fresh mozzarella cheese for some added flavor. Dressing was a wonder compliment to the dish. Will definitely be making this again.
    Brian Shema 4 months ago
    Great recipe. Tangy dressing makes this dish
    Joshua Bibbee 4 months ago
    Healthy and yummy. I used cilantro instead of basil.
    Shannon S. 7 months ago
    Tasty! Used all ingredients as directed. I thought the dressing was too sweet so I added more lemon juice, garlic powder, and pepper, but while it was still sweet, the flavor of the kalamatas and other veggies really mellowed the sweetness. Sundried tomatoes aren’t really noticed so either double or take out.
    Jess 9 months ago
    Absolutely delicious!
    Christie Deneut 10 months ago
    Good flavor and I will make again!
    BrilliantFoodie 10 months ago
    Perfect summer side dish - light, refreshing, and a little tangy. I didn’t have the olives on hand, but still delicious.
    Fletcher a year ago
    I am pretty sure the serving size is not correct. Yummy salad, lots if veggies and whole grains. Paired it up with honey pepper grilled salmon fillets. Good stuff.
    Eelee a year ago
    Missing some things as I didn’t have tone to cook the chickpeas still pretty good
    heather fike a year ago
    Great! It is very refreshing with a lot of flavor.
    Julie Yarbor a year ago
    easy and yummy. making the quinoa ahead is helpful
    Al-Madi a year ago
    Very yummy, and versatile.❤️
    Melanie a year ago
    Very good! I substituted fresh roma tomatoes for the sun dried
    Angela Reyes R. a year ago
    It was delicious! I didn't have Fetta cheese so I had to leave this ingredient out but the flavor was really fresh and tasty. I'm a big fan of Quinoa as it goes with aplenty ingredients.
    Rachel a year ago
    The salad turned out good. I used cherry tomatoes instead of sundried.
    Lucy a year ago
    Good! Would make again with chickpeas and sundries tomatoes. Used agave instead of maple syrup.

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