Easy Greek Quinoa Salad

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Super-healthy quinoa together with typical Greek vegetables, fresh herbs and the salty punch of feta makes for a delicious gluten-free quinoa salad. This healthy salad is brilliant served alone or as an accompaniment to grilled meats or fish. Quinoa is well known as a superfood, high in complete protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron and calcium, just to name a few. This magical seed is gluten-free, easy to prepare and has a slightly nutty flavour, making it an excellent addition to a well-balanced diet

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cooked chilled gluten-free quinoa
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 yellow or red bell pepper, cut to bite size pieces
  • 1 bunch green onions (spring), diced
  • 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinse and drain
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • A handful of fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • Sea salt and GF cracked black pepper to taste
  • Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine first 10 ingredients
  • In a separate bowl whisk together apple cider vinegar, olive oil and garlic. Add to quinoa mixture and stir well. Season with salt and pepper
  • Refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight
  • Stir just before serving


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