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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is colourful and fresh, being full of protein & nutrients. It's perfect for meal prep and is vegan.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: healthy, lunch, vegan
Servings: 2
Calories: 578kcal
Author: Ayeh
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Ingredients

  • 80 g baby spinach
  • 2 Lebanese or Persian cucumbers
  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ red onion
  • 1 ½ cups chickpeas
  • ¾ cup cooked tricolour quinoa
  • 60 g kalamata olives

Dressing

  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the quinoa and allow it to cool down. Here is my recipe on how to cook Quinoa
  • Wash and slice the cucumber and cut cherry tomatoes into halves then add to a large bowl
  • Slice the red onion into thin strips, also cut the olives into halves and add to the same bowl
  • Add the spinach, cooked quinoa and chickpeas to the bowl and mix to combine
  • Add all dressing ingredients to the bowl and mix until well combined (Note, if making this salad for meal prep, refer to my important tips above).
    Serve and enjoy this bowl of goodness.

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Nutrition

Calories: 578kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 529mg | Potassium: 1181mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4617IU | Vitamin C: 73mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 8mg