Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

A side dish recipe with quinoa, fresh cucumber, seasoned tomatoes, olives and feta cheese

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  • 1 cup white quinoa, uncooked
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup diced, seeded, unpeeled cucumber
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, drained
  • 1 can (2.25 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion

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Serving Size: 8 servings (about 1/2 cup each)
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  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions, adding the salt.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cucumber, drained tomatoes, olives, cheese and onion in large bowl; set aside.
  3. Spread cooked quinoa in 13x9-inch baking dish. Cool slightly in refrigerator 5 minutes. Add quinoa to vegetable mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until cold.

Cook's Tip

Quinoa typically is found in the rice and pasta section of supermarkets. Rinse well before cooking to remove the natural bitter coating, if it is not pre-washed. Quinoa can be cooked the day before and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, if desired. For gluten free preparation, confirm all recipe ingredients are gluten free by reading product labels each time you make this recipe.
Nutrition Information close
Amount per Serving
Calories 120  
  % Daily Value*
Total fat 4 g 6%
Saturated fat 1 g 5%
Cholesterol 6 MG 2%
Sodium 359 MG 15%
Carbohydrate 17 g 6%
Dietary fiber 3 g 10%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A   3%
Vitamin C   7%
Calcium   6%
Iron   7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Ratings & Reviews
25 Reviews for Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
I used half bulgur and half quinoa
Jul 18, 2016
I used to don it in delicious way , I add to the above ingredient, Red beans , parsley, yellow paper bell , sprinkles with olive oil and lemon ... it sooo yummy
Apr 26, 2016
this sounds very good. I like quinoa.
Oct 14, 2015
My wife made it and turn out good. but she added some pomegranate, chopped avocado, finely chopped cilantro and sprinkle of lemon juice and let it chill on refrigerator. loved it.
Jul 08, 2015
My husband made this fantastic salad we loved it. Definitely a new family fav! He did add a touch of Italian dressing as it was a touch bland and edamame and pine nuts as we had them leftover. I would add dash of garlic expressions next time.
Jun 14, 2015
You can get Organic Diced Tomatoes at Costco by the case. Really good and a money saver!
Kim Meseck,
May 11, 2015

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