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15 Minute Vegetarian Meal Mediterranean Quinoa Salad recipe / Running in a Skirt

Mediterranean Quinoa Veggie Salad

Julie Wunder
A healthy quinoa dish that is great as a side dish or light vegetarian meal.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 108 kcal


  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 cups quinoa
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ½ cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup fresh herbs, chopped (basil, oregano and parsley are tasty!)
  • ½ cup garbanzo beans, if from a can, rinsed and drained
  • ¼-1/2 cup of my Homemade Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • optional: ½ cup feta cheese, additional lemon


  • Cook the quinoa in the broth or water according to package instructions. One fluffed, put in the fridge to cool down.
  • Once cooled to at least room temperature, toss the rest of the ingredients into the quinoa! Add the smaller amount of dressing and add more until you like the taste! You might also want to add more salt and pepper at this point.
  • Serve room temperature or chilled. Stores in the fridge well!


Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 14mgPotassium: 316mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1405IUVitamin C: 43mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Mediterranean Quinoa Veggie Salad
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