Greek Quinoa Salad


  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package instructions and cooled
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Fresh herbs (such as parsley and mint), chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked and cooled quinoa, diced cucumber, halved cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped fresh herbs.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa and vegetable mixture.
  • Toss the salad gently to ensure that all the ingredients are well coated with the dressing.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed, adding more salt, pepper, or lemon juice according to your preference.
  • Let the Greek Quinoa Salad sit for about 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • Serve the salad chilled or at room temperature as a refreshing and nutritious dish.

This Greek Quinoa Salad is packed with fresh flavors and textures, making it a satisfying and healthy option for a light lunch or side dish.