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Take your taste buds on a Mediterranean adventure with this Greek-inspired lunch recipe

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Take your taste buds on a Mediterranean adventure with this Greek-inspired lunch recipe

What ingredients are typically​ used⁢ in Greek-inspired Mediterranean⁢ lunches?

Take your⁣ taste ⁢buds on a Mediterranean‌ adventure ‌with⁢ this Greek-inspired lunch recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1⁤ lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1/4 ‍cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon⁤ salt
  • 1/4 ‍teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh ‌mint
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion,​ chopped
  • 1/4 cup​ pitted Kalamata olives

Directions

  1. Rinse the quinoa‍ in a fine mesh strainer under⁢ running water until the water runs​ clear.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring the quinoa and water to a boil. Reduce heat ⁣to⁣ low, ⁤cover and simmer ⁣until the water is absorbed and the quinoa is tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  3. In a‌ medium bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, lemon zest,‍ olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Once the quinoa is cooked, fluff with a fork and add it to the ⁤bowl with the dressing. Toss to combine.
  5. Add the feta, parsley, mint, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and olives.
  6. Toss to combine ⁢and serve.

Bon Appétit!

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