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Ready for summer time gatherings? This light and refreshing salad can be added to any meal as a side dish or with pita chips as a great appetizer!

greek quinoa salad recipe

Ingredients:I

greek quinoa salad recipe
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Simple Truth Organic crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 TBSP apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • a pinch salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 TBSP fresh parsley
greek quinoa salad recipe

Directions:

  • Add water to saucepan, set burner to high, and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer, add quinoa. Leave covered for 12-15 minutes or until quinoa is fluffy and the liquid has absorbed.
  • While the quinoa is cooking chop and prep your veggies
  • Once quinoa is cooked, fluff with a fork.
greek quinoa salad recipe
  • Before adding your veggies you can chill the quinoa in the fridge or simply let it cool on the countertop for a few minutes for a room temperature quinoa bowl. They are both delicious!
greek quinoa salad recipe
  • To make your super simple vinaigrette, whisk together olive oil, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper. Pour over your quinoa bowl and toss.
  • Add any salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
  • Enjoy!
greek quinoa salad recipe

Can serve with: Pita Chips, hummus, tomato or chopped avocado

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  • Anu Ganesh | Simple Blissful Life
    April 17, 2019

    Never thought of adding apple cider vinegar to my salad before.
    Salad looks so inviting! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    • Erin
      April 18, 2019

      Def! Enjoy! 🙂

  • Amanda Krieger
    April 17, 2019

    Greek is my favorite, this recipe is such a great summer recipe!

    • Erin
      April 18, 2019

      I agree. So light and refreshing perfect for you, your fam, or a get together!

  • Elizabeth Nunes
    April 18, 2019

    That looks amazing! I’m currently in a try new salads phase and my kids are gung ho about it too, so this is right on target! Thank you

    • Erin
      April 18, 2019

      Oh girl, this is perfect then!

  • naturallytoddlerapproved
    April 18, 2019

    OMG this looks so tasty! I’ll have to try this soon!

    • Erin
      April 18, 2019

      Its just so so so simple!

    • Erin
      April 26, 2019

      Yes! Let me know what you think!

  • Valerie @ThreeClementines.com
    April 18, 2019

    This looks so good! Can’t wait to try it!

    • Erin
      April 26, 2019

      Yes! Let me know what you think!

  • Annie
    April 19, 2019

    Oh this looks so good! I just ordered something similar at Panera today but would love to make it at home 🙂

    • Erin
      April 26, 2019

      I didnt even realize Panera had something similar! Yes always good to have a fave at home version!

  • Shelby | Diabetic Foodie
    April 26, 2019

    I’ve been in a Greek mood this week too!

    • Erin
      April 26, 2019

      Great minds think alike!!!

  • Nicole
    May 13, 2019

    I literally just made (a similar version of) this today for lunch! Yum! Thanks for sharing!

    • Erin
      May 14, 2019

      Great minds think alike!

  • Viviane
    May 13, 2019

    Thanks for sharing this recipe i will try it

    • Erin
      May 14, 2019

      🙂 Let me know what you think!

  • Aurora
    May 13, 2019

    So this looks super delicious! Thanks for sharing Erin! 🙂 #BGCollective
    xo Aurora

    • Erin
      May 14, 2019

      Its so simple and refreshing in the summer VA heat!

  • Alexandra Michelle
    May 14, 2019

    This looks so delicious! The recipe looks easy too. Will try it! Thanks for sharing!

  • saygoodbyecitylife
    May 15, 2019

    This looks delicious. I love trying new recipes. Thank you for sharing!

    • Erin
      May 16, 2019

      I love a good fresh and easy dish for summer gatherings!

  • Lisa @ Midwest Glam
    May 20, 2019

    I love quick and easy recipes like this. Looks fresh and tasty too.

    • Erin
      May 22, 2019

      Quick and easy is the name of my game with my 3!

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