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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

This Mediterranean quinoa salad recipe is the perfect side meal to bring to your next barbecue.

Ingredients

Dressing
4 Tablespoons orange juice, freshly squeezed
3 Tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Serves 4

1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
1/2 cup cubed feta
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 lb cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaf

Directions

Rinse quinoa.

Place rinsed quinoa and water in a pot, bring to a boil.

Once boiling, reduce heat, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Prepare the salad dressing and set aside.

To assemble the salad, place a scoop of cooked quinoa.

Top with chopped vegetables, feta and basil.

Drizzle with dressing and enjoy.

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