Quinoa Salad

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 30 min
Servings: 4 Skill Level: easy

This colorful quinoa salad is a hearty Mediterranean-inspired dish that makes the perfect healthy side or stand-alone lunch. It’s easy to make, full of protein and makes delicious leftovers. Trust us, you’ll want to make extras of this one.



  • 1 1/2 cup of tri-colored quinoa
  • 2 3/4 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup Pearls Specialties Garlic Stuffed Olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt


  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper

Cooking Instructions

  1. Place quinoa in a strainer and rinse thoroughly. Place the quinoa, water, and ½ tsp of salt in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer until the quinoa is tender and liquid is absorbed, approx. 15 minutes. Uncover and stir with a fork. Transfer quinoa to a medium-sized bowl and let cool.
  2. Make the dressing. Stir olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Remove quinoa from the fridge. Chop ingredients and stir into the quinoa. Add the dressing and mix well.

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