Greek Quinoa Salad

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Classic Greek salad never goes out of style! For today’s recipe, I wanted to make a vegan version of the king of salads while keeping it as authentic as possible. The result isΒ deliciously Greek, but see for yourself! πŸ™‚

Greek Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 can hearts of palm
  • 1 can black olives, sliced
  • 1 can green olives, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • 2 pints tomatoes, red and yellow
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

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Instructions:

  1. Cook the quinoa in double its volume of water. Fluff with a fork and allow to cool.
  2. Once quinoa has cooled, stir in the nutritional yeast.
  3. Chop the cucumber, tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, onion and hearts of palm.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, chopped veggies and sliced olives. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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Now if only we could be eating this gazing into the beautiful blue waters of Hellas!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. This looks fab – and easy for summer! Thank you!

    1. consciousniki says:

      Indeed! Summery grub for a beautiful summer! Enjoy! πŸ˜‰

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