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Enjoy the Flavors of Greece with this Simple Lunch Recipe

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Enjoy the Flavors of Greece with this Simple Lunch Recipe

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Enjoy the Flavors of Greece with this Simple Lunch Recipe

If you’re a fan of Mediterranean cuisine, you’ll love this‍ simple Greek lunch ⁣recipe that’s ⁣packed ‌with ‌flavor and⁤ nutrition. You don’t need any fancy ingredients‌ or complicated techniques -⁣ just a handful of fresh herbs, some veggies, and a few spices are enough⁢ to transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of⁣ Greece. Plus, this dish⁢ is easy to customize to your ​liking – feel free to add ⁤or ⁤subtract ‍ingredients as you please, or switch up the type of protein or grain to suit your dietary preferences.

So, put on some Greek music, pour yourself a glass of ouzo, and get ready to‌ indulge in the taste ⁢of the Aegean.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa or brown rice
  • 1/2 ‍cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh⁢ dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup ⁢extra-virgin​ olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh⁣ lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2‍ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ‍black pepper

Instructions:

  1. In a⁣ large bowl, combine the cooked‌ quinoa or⁢ brown rice, chickpeas, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, parsley, dill, ⁣and mint. Toss gently to mix.
  2. In⁣ a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, ​garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Drizzle the ⁣dressing over the⁣ salad and toss to coat.
  3. Divide the salad between two plates ‌or ⁢bowls and serve immediately.

That’s ⁢it – your Greek-inspired ‌lunch is ready ⁤to ⁤enjoy! This recipe is perfect for busy weekdays when you want something quick and satisfying, or for⁤ lazy weekends when you’re craving a ‍healthy and flavorful meal. You can also make a big‌ batch and store it in the‍ fridge for a few days – it makes a great grab-and-go lunch or snack.

Thank you for joining us on⁤ this culinary journey to Greece – ​we hope you’ll​ come back for more‍ delicious recipes soon!

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