RECIPE: Quinoa Greek Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumber, Black Beans & Feta

This is my go-to meal. It’s healthy, easy to make and doesn’t require hours and hours laboring over a hot stove.

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Instructions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine quinoa and spices (as directed) in water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook until water is absorbed- 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with fork and set it aside to cool off.
  2. Cut up tomatoes, cucumber and green onion and set aside in a bowl.
  3. Mix in cumin, black beans, minced garlic and oregano into cooled quinoa and stir.Mix in a little bit of olive oil to help separate the quinoa.
  4. Once the quinoa has cooled to room temperature, add in the veggies, fresh cilantro and feta cheese. Serve

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 1/3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup of diced green onions
  • 1 cup quartered cucumber rounds
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt & ground pepper
  • 3/4 tsp of cumin
  • 1 tbsp ground garlic

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**As a busy mom, I cheat and buy boxed quinoa from time to time. The more fresh the ingredients, the tastier. Enjoy!

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