Quinoa Greek Salad

A hearty make-ahead salad ready for lunch.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 30 min
Yields 4 servings
quinoa greek salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) water
  • 3/4 tsp (3 mL) dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1 cup (250 mL) quinoa rinsed
  • grated zest of one lemon
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 sweet pepper (any colour), chopped
  • 1 English cucumber chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced red onion
  • 1 cup (250 mL) drained, rinsed, canned red beans
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced Canadian Feta cheese

Preparation

In a deep saucepan, combine milk, water, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to boil over medium heat. Stir in quinoa. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Let stand covered 5 minutes. Transfer to bowl. Stir in lemon zest with fork; let cool. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Serve or refrigerate up to 1 day.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 351 Calories
Protein: 17 g
Carbohydrate: 54 g
Fat: 8 g
Fibre: 8.8 g
Sodium: 514 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 23 % / 251 mg
Vitamin C: 91 %
Folate: 62 %
Magnesium: 53 %
Phosphorus: 39 %