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Opa! Enjoy a Flavorful Greek Lunch with this Delicious Recipe
Are you looking for a delicious and flavorful lunch recipe to satisfy your cravings? Look no further than this Greek-inspired dish. Packed with fresh ingredients and bold flavors, this dish will transport your taste buds straight to the Mediterranean. Plus, it’s easy and quick to make, perfect for a healthy and satisfying lunch on the go. So, get ready to say “opa!” and let’s get cooking.
- 1 cup of quinoa
- 2 cups of chicken broth
- 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 large tomato, diced
- 1 red onion, diced
- 1/2 cup of kalamata olives, pitted and halved
- 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a medium-sized pot, add the quinoa and chicken broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and cover. Cook for 15 minutes or until the quinoa is fully cooked.
- While the quinoa is cooking, prep the rest of the ingredients by dicing the cucumber, tomato, and red onion. Drain and rinse the chickpeas, and pit and halve the kalamata olives.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, red wine vinegar, minced garlic, and oregano until well combined.
- Add the cooked quinoa, diced cucumber, tomato, and red onion, chickpeas, and kalamata olives to the bowl with the dressing. Toss everything together until well coated.
- Add the crumbled feta cheese and toss gently to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Enjoy Your Delicious and Flavorful Greek Lunch!
Tasty, healthy, and easy to make, this Greek-inspired dish is perfect for a quick lunch that will leave you feeling satisfied and full of energy. The combination of fresh veggies, tangy dressing, and hearty quinoa makes it a balanced and nutritious meal that you can enjoy anytime, anywhere. So, gather your ingredients, put on some Greek music, and get ready for a delicious lunch that will transport you straight to the sunny Mediterranean. Opa!