Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad
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Ingredients
  • 3-4 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1½ cups quinoa, uncooked
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • juice from one lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup kalamata olives, sliced if desired
  • ⅓ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • ⅓ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • ½ cup chopped artichoke hearts (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
Instructions
  1. In a medium-large saucepan, cook the quinoa in vegetable broth for 15-20 minutes, until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil.
  4. Gently toss the quinoa together with the remaining ingredients, except feta.
  5. Pour the olive oil mixture over the quinoa.
  6. Add more salt and pepper to taste and gently stir in the feta cheese.
  7. *You may also add any additional vegetables that you like, such as lightly steamed broccoli, snap peas or diced bell pepper.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 399 Fat: 18 Carbohydrates: 46 Sugar: 3 Sodium: 225 Fiber: 5 Protein: 12
 

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