Quinoa Salad – Greece



2 cups of quinoa

1/3 cup pitted and chopped olives

1/3 cup drained capers

1/4-1/2 cup chopped fresh/red onion

1 cup chopped tomatoes

Optional – chopped herbs


2 TBS fresh lemon juice

1 TBS of mild mustard

2 TBS apple cider vinegar

2 tsp dried oregano

1/4 cup olive oil

High quality sea salt, to taste


Pre-Prep: soak the quinoa overnight in water and rinse well before using.

  1. Cook quinoa on medium heat for around 15-20 minutes. Pour through a strainer and set aside to cool down.
  2. Blend all the dressing ingredients together until smooth in a blender, or simply add them to a bowl and whisk well with a fork.
  3.  Add the quinoa to a large mixing bowl, then pour the dressing on top, and add the olives, capers, onion, herb and tomatoes. Mix well and enjoy your delicious Mediterranean meal!

Edited from the original: http://www.kimberlysnyder.net/blog/2012/01/25/greek-inspired-millet-salad-recipe/

About Sarah

I'm a NutriNomad; born and bred in Bonnie Scotland, living in Sunny Greece and on a continuous journey to discover nutritious food from around the globe!
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