Garden Fresh Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Garden Fresh Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 12 min
  • total: 27 min
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  • Summary

    This garden fresh Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Feta and Lemon Dressing makes a protein-rich summertime meal-in-a-bowl! Combine quinoa, tomatoes, cucumbers, Kalamata olives and fresh basil and serve for dinner or lunch.

    Ingredients

    • 2/3 cup dry quinoa, (rinsed)
    • 1 1/3 cups water
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
    • 1 medium cucumber (seeded and chopped)
    • 1/2 cup kalamata olives (pitted and sliced)
    • 1/2 cup feta cheese (crumbled)
    • 1/4 cup red onion (finely chopped)
    • fresh basil leaves (chiffonade cut)
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice and finely grated zest of 1 large lemon
    • 1/4 cup olive oil (extra virgin)
    • 1/2 tsp ground thyme
    • 1 tsp dried oregano
    • 1 clove garlic (finely minced, or 1/2 tsp garlic powder)
    • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp honey
    • sea salt

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 322 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.93%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 10 mg 3.33%
    • Sodium: 996 mg 41.51%
    • Calcium: 89 mg 8.91%
    • Potassium: 269 mg 7.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.61%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.12%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 14.51%
    • Vitamin C 9.9%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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