Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Serves 6 (1 cup servings)


  • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup Kalamata olives, chopped
  • 1.5 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered, or regular tomato, chopped
  • 1.5 cups cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbs olive oil (optional)
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley
  • Black pepper to taste


1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Set aside to cool.

2. In a large mixing bowl, mix cooled quinoa with the rest of the ingredients.

3. Serve room temperature or refrigerate and serve cold.

Estimated nutrition information (per cup)

Calories 249; Total Fat: 6.4g; Saturated Fat: 0.9g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 343mg; Total Carbohydrate: 40.5g; Dietary Fiber 6.8g; Total Sugars: 1.9g; Protein: 8.8g; Vitamin D: 0mcg; Calcium: 65mg; Iron: 3mg; Potassium: 464mg

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