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Greek Quinoa Salad

This Greek Quinoa Salad is perfect for lunch packing, end of summer picnics or serving as a tasty side dish.

  • Author: The Real Food Dietitians
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 5 side serving 1x
  • Category: Salad | Side Dish

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 4 cups spinach or mixed greens (about 4 handfuls)
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber
  • ¾ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup sliced red onion
  • ½ cup canned, jarred or frozen artichoke hearts (drained or thawed)
  • ½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 1 small avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa*

For the Dressing (may substitute 1/3-1/2 cup Primal Kitchen Greek Vinaigrette):

  • 1/3 cup avocado oil (may substitute olive oil) 
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh oregano, roughly chopped (may substitute 1 tsp. dried oregano)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl or jar with lid, whisk (or shake) together the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss gently to coat.
  3. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Notes

*To make quinoa, follow package instructions.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe
  • Calories: 220
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 200 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 5 g