Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
 
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Mediterranean quinoa salad is low in fat, high in protein, and the perfect dish to welcome spring with.
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Recipe type: Mediterranean
Cuisine: Quinoa
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • For the salad
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely diced
  • 2 15 oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 3-4 mini cucumbers, chopped
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • For the dressing
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions, once cooked move to a large bowl.
  2. Meanwhile prepare the dressing. In a small mixing bowl combine all dressing ingredients and stir together.
  3. Add to bowl with quinoa the red onion, chickpeas, parsley, bell peppers, cucumber, and feta cheese.
  4. Pour dressing on top, toss to combine.
Recipe by Meg's Meal Planning at http://megsmealplanning.com/2018/03/04/mediterranean-quinoa-salad/