Try this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad and Amaze your Taste buds!
Looking out for new ideas for lunch? Well, make this Mediterranean quinoa salad and spice up your taste buds. Not only, this easy recipe is best for lunch, but it’s also great for dinner too! The Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a healthy salad loaded with Quinoa seeds, Garbanzo beans, black beans, tomatoes, and Feta. It is one of the few salads that you need to top few hours before and refrigerate so that all the flavors can be mingled.
The two best qualities of this Quinoa salad is that it:
- It is so hearty that you’ll be all set till dinner.
- It is one of the best salads that you need to dress in beforehand.
So, do give this Mediterranean Quinoa Salad that’s perfectly loaded with protein-rich Quinoas a try!
Are you excited to jot down the organic ingredients used in this colorful salad?
Below mentioned are the organic ingredients that are used in preparing this healthy and colorful salad.
- 2 Cups of Cooked Quinoa Seeds
- ½ cup cooked Chickpeas i.e. Garbanzo Beans
- 1 Shredded Orange Carrot
- 1 Onion, diced
- 1 Tomato, diced
- 1 Cucumber, cut into small pieces
- 1/3 cup of olive oil
- 3-4 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 1-2 Parsley Leaves, finely chopped
- 1 Cup of crumbled Feta Cheese
- Olives (if you want)
- 1 tbsp honey
- Minced garlic
- 1 tbsp dried oregano
- Salt and pepper
- ½ tbsp of dried basil leaves (optional)
Now, how to make this perfect recipe for Lunch?
Well, in order to make this delicious salad, you need to follow certain instructions given as follow:
Step 1: Add all the Ingredients to a large bowl
In a large bowl, add 2 cups of cooked quinoa seeds, ½ cup cooked Chickpeas i.e. Garbanzo Beans, ½ cup of cheery tomatoes, ½ cup of Onion, ½ cup of diced cucumber along with 5-6 olives, 1-2 finely chopped parsley leaves, and 1 cup of crumbled feta cheese.
Tip* To reduce the pungent smell of Onion, it’s always better to soak them in cold water for about 10-15 minutes. Drain them and now you can use this in your recipe!
Step 2: Prepare the Dressing and Pour it over the Ingredients
Pour 1/3 of olive oil and 3 tbsp of lemon juice and whisk it together. Now, pour 1 tbsp of honey, minced garlic, 1 tbsp dried oregano, 1 tbsp of basil leaves, and add a pinch of salt and pepper and blend them well.
You can also put all the above ingredients in a jar and then mix them well. Now, pour the dressing over the salad in the bowl and toss it well to serve. You can also refrigerate this salad and serve it later also.
Yummy! The Mediterranean Quinoa salad is ready! Consume it and feed your Taste Buds!
A Word from Us
The Mediterranean Quinoa Salad recipe is a healthy choice for all the ones who’re health-conscious and are into the practice of Yoga and exercise for a long time. So, do give it a try, and don’t forget to post your experience in the comment section given below!
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