Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad (gluten-free) | The Baking Beauties
Yum! If I had the ingredients on hand, I’d make this Greek Quinoa Salad again. But, I don’t have any feta cheese. Or quinoa right now either. Shoot, guess I’ll just have to be patient and wait a little longer.  We (read “the adults”) really loved this salad. I can’t wait until the summer, when I know I will make it more often. It is a great cold salad, although I’m sure if you were impatient, you could eat it warm as well. :)
Greek Quinoa Salad
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups gluten-free chicken broth
  • 1 cup quinoa (rinsed and drained, if necessary)
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup green oninos, diced
  • 1/4 cup black olives
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 3 ounces reduced-fat feta cheese
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, bring stock to a boil.
  2. Stir in quinoa.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover.
  4. Cook until the liquid is absorbed (about 15-25 minutes).
  5. Transfer to a large bowl and cool.
  6. Stir vegetables and cheese into cooled quinoa.
  7. Whisk together the dressing ingredients.
  8. Pour over quinoa mixture and toss.
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