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A light and refreshing Greek quinoa salad

Healthy and delicious with all fresh ingredients
Posted at 11:19 PM, Apr 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-27 02:19:56-04

This week on Simply Sweet Allison we make a refreshing and healthy quinoa salad with all of your favorite Mediterranean ingredients. 

I love all types of Greek food. My mom and I always used to whip up this easy quinoa salad to be paired with grilled chicken or even as a snack on a warm day. It is very healthy and fresh, so you won't have to feel guilty about eating most of it in one sitting, like I do! 


Quinoa Salad-

- 1 cup cooked quinoa

- 1 cucumber

- 1 cup cherry tomatoes

- 1/2 red onion

- 2 tbsp. pitted olives

- 1/2 cup feta


- 1/2 cup olive oil

- 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar

- 1 tbsp. honey

- dash salt and pepper

- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

- 2 tbsp. feta


  1. Chop all the veggies into bite sized pieces.
  2. Add into bowl with cooked quinoa, feta and oregano.
  3. Mix the ingredients for the dressing into a mason jar and shake until incorporated.
  4. Pour dressing over quinoa and ENJOY!

Another great side dish to make with dinner is my favorite Mexican salad! Find the recipe here