Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl



Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl

If you’re craving a burst of Mediterranean flavors in a wholesome, nutritious bowl, our Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl is the perfect choice. This delightful recipe combines the earthy goodness of quinoa with the vibrant colors and flavors of Mediterranean cuisine, resulting in a satisfying and healthy meal option.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Start by rinsing the quinoa thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil, then add the quinoa.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  4. Fluff the cooked quinoa with a fork and let it cool.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  7. Drizzle the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss gently to combine.
  8. Serve the Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl chilled or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl is a delightful combination of quinoa, fresh vegetables, olives, and feta cheese, all tossed in a zesty lemon and olive oil dressing. It’s a perfect dish for a light lunch or dinner, and it’s bursting with Mediterranean flavors.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

– Calories: 320
– Protein: 8g
– Carbohydrates: 40g
– Fiber: 6g
– Fat: 15g

Immerse yourself in the tastes of the Mediterranean with this Flavorful Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl. The combination of fresh ingredients and tangy dressing makes every bite a delight. Whether you’re looking for a quick and healthy meal or a stunning dish to impress your guests, this quinoa bowl is a winner. Enjoy the explosion of flavors, and savor the goodness in every forkful!

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