Healthy Greek Quinoa Salad with Veggies, Feta, and Greek Salad Dressing.
Greek Quinoa Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This delicious Greek Quinoa Salad is packed with healthy ingredients and tons of flavor!

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 435 kcal
Author: Ginnie
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
For Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
For Salad:
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded, and sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 3 cups spinach, lightly packed
Instructions
Prepare Quinoa:
  1. Combine quinoa and vegetable broth in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Cover pan and reduce heat to low. Cook until broth is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Place cooked quinoa in a large bowl and set aside to cool.
Prepare Vinaigrette:
  1. Combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Whisk until well combined. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste, if desired. Set aside.

Assemble Salad:
  1. Add tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, and feta to cooled quinoa.
  2. Drizzle with vinaigrette and mix everything together.
  3. Add spinach and toss gently.
  4. Season to taste with additional salt, if necessary, then serve. Enjoy!

Notes

I used red quinoa for this salad, but you can use any variety. Use your favorite kind of olives. I prefer Kalamata or Greek olives. This salad can be made ahead; however, add spinach just before serving.