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Step-by-Step: Make a Perfect Greek Lunch with this Easy Recipe!
If you’re looking for a healthy, tasty and easy-to-make lunch recipe, you’ve come to the right place. This Greek-inspired recipe is packed with fresh ingredients and flavour, and can be whipped up in no time.
Without further ado, let’s get cooking and make a perfect Greek lunch with this easy recipe!
- 1 cup of quinoa
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 red onion, diced
- 1/2 cup of chopped black olives
- 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup of olive oil
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer until the water runs clear. In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa and a pinch of salt, reduce heat to low, and cover. Cook for 15 minutes, then remove from heat and let it sit for 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, combine diced cucumber, red onion, black olives, feta cheese and fresh parsley.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper until well combined.
- Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork and add it into the mixing bowl with the vegetables and cheese.
- Pour the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss well to combine.
- Refrigerate the dish for at least 30 minutes or until chilled.
- Once chilled, serve and enjoy your delicious Greek-inspired quinoa salad!
There you have it, a perfect Greek lunch recipe that’s easy to make and full of healthy and delicious ingredients. The best part? You can easily double or triple the recipe to feed a crowd or for meal prep for the week ahead.
We hope you enjoyed this recipe and give it a try soon!