This salad is another wonderful example of how super-healthy quinoa can be tasty and bursting with intense flavors.

Together with the typical Greek vegetables, fresh herbs and the salty punch of feta makes excellent gluten free quinoa salad. This salad is brilliant served alone or as an accompaniment to grilled meats or fish.

Quinoa is well known as a super-food, high in complete protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron and calcium, just to name a few.

Quinoa is a seed, is gluten free, easy to prepare and has a slightly nutty flavor, making it an excellent addition to this salad.

Gluten Free Quinoa Greek Salad
  • Yields 6
    Servings
  • 15 minutes
    Prep time
  • 2 hours
    Total time

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cooked Quinoa
  • 1 large Tomato, diced
  • 1 cup diced Cucumber
  • ½ cup diced Green Onions
  • 1 ½ cups cooked Garbanzo Beans (chickpeas) or 13 oz. can garbanzo beans, drain and rinse
  • ½ cup crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1 cup pitted Kalamata Olives
  • ½ cup chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 2 tbsp. Basil Leaves
  • 2 tbsp. raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • Sea Salt and freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine, quinoa, tomato, cucumber, onions, garbanzo beans, feta, olives, parsley and basil
  2. In a separate bowl whisk together apple cider vinegar, olive oil and garlic. Add to quinoa and season with salt and pepper
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight, to allow for the quinoa absorb the flavours.
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