Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 508.3
  • Total Fat: 20.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,353.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 65.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.1 g
  • Protein: 18.0 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 cups chicken broth
    1 clove garlic, smashed
    1 cup uncooked quinoa

    1 15-ouce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    1 large red onion, diced
    1/2 large bell pepper, diced
    1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
    1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives (about 15 olives)
    1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese (about 4 ounces)
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
    1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    2 Tbls olive oil


1.Bring the broth and garlic to a boil in a saucepan. Stir in the quinoa, reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Discard the garlic clove and scrape the quinoa into a large bowl.

Gently stir the chick peas, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, olives, goat cheese, and salt into the quinoa. Drizzle with the lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. Stir until evenly mixed. Serve warm or refrigerate and serve cold.

Serving Size: Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LEFTOVERS4LUNCH.

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