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Indulge in a Mediterranean Delight with this Greek Lunch Recipe

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Indulge in a Mediterranean Delight‌ with this Greek Lunch Recipe

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Indulge in‍ a Mediterranean Delight with this Greek ⁤Lunch Recipe

Greek cuisine is known for its fresh ingredients, simple yet flavorful dishes, and ⁤the use of olive oil and herbs. This Greek ‌lunch⁤ recipe is no exception. It’s ​easy to make, delicious, and perfect for those who want to enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean at ‌home. So, roll​ up your sleeves and let’s get started!

Ingredients:

  • 1 ​cup of cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup of cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 ‌cup of red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup of kalamata⁤ olives, pitted and halved
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and‍ pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa,‌ cherry tomatoes, cucumber, ⁢red onion, ‌feta cheese, kalamata olives, and parsley.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt,⁤ and pepper. Pour the dressing over the‍ quinoa mixture and toss⁢ well to⁤ combine.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the ‍flavors ​to blend.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Variations:

If you want to add more protein to this dish, you can use cooked chicken or shrimp. You can⁢ also add other vegetables such as bell peppers, spinach, or artichokes. And if‍ you’re vegan, you can omit the feta cheese and use nutritional ⁢yeast instead.

Bon appétit!

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