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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Feta and Olives

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Feta and Olives

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Feta and Olives

Deliciously Fresh and Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Feta and Olives
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Olives, Salad
Servings 6
Calories 315 kcal


For the salad:

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa and reduce heat to low. Cover andsimmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender. Remove from heatand let cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooled quinoa, chickpeas, Kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese,chopped parsley, chopped mint, chopped red onion, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, and chopped cucumber.Mix well.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, honey, Dijonmustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa salad and toss well to combine.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.


fat 17g protein 10g calories 315kcal carbs 31g


Calories: 315kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 10gFat: 17g
Keyword Healthy, Olives, Salad
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