Flavor-Packed Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl



Flavor-Packed Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl

If you’re craving a delightful and healthy meal that’s bursting with Mediterranean flavors, look no further than our Flavor-Packed Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl recipe. This dish is a harmonious blend of fresh ingredients that will transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of the Mediterranean.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  6. Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss gently to combine.
  7. Serve your Flavor-Packed Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl chilled, garnished with extra parsley if desired.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Enjoy the refreshing taste of the Mediterranean with our Flavor-Packed Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl. This nutritious and flavorful dish is perfect for a light lunch or dinner and makes a great addition to your meal prep repertoire. Packed with protein, fiber, and a medley of fresh ingredients, it’s a satisfying and healthy choice for any occasion.

Nutrition: Calories – 320 | Fat – 15g | Carbohydrates – 38g | Protein – 9g | Fiber – 6g

Indulge in the taste of the Mediterranean with every bite of this delicious quinoa bowl. With its vibrant colors and bold flavors, it’s a crowd-pleaser that will leave you craving more. Whether you’re following a Mediterranean diet or simply looking for a tasty and nutritious meal, our Flavor-Packed Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl is sure to become a family favorite. Try it today and savor the goodness of the Mediterranean right at your table.

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