Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe
Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe

We love this Greek quinoa salad recipe and think you will too! Perfect for any occasion and easy to make, this extra healthy salad is sure to delight!

Total time: 25 minutes

Serving size: about ½ cup

Prep time: about 10 minutes

Number of servings: about 6

Cook time: about 15 minutes

Equipment and Utensils
Mesh strainer
Medium pot
Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Small bowl
Large bowl
Cutting board
Chef knife
Mixing spoon
Can opener

Salad Ingredients
1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups of water
10 cherry tomatoes, halved
½ a cucumber, diced
½ a red onion, diced
1 2.25-ounce can sliced black olives
1 15-ounce can chickpeas
½ cup walnuts, chopped

Dressing Ingredients
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  1. Rinse the quinoa in a mesh strainer.
  2. Add the quinoa and water to a medium-sized pot. Bring water to a boil then turn the heat to low. Cover the pot with a lid and allow the quinoa to simmer until the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  3. Transfer the quinoa to a large bowl and allow to cool in the fridge.
  4. While the quinoa is cooling, wash, and prepare the vegetables. Cut cherry tomatoes in half, and dice ½ a cucumber and ½ a red onion.
  5. Drain and rinse the chickpeas and sliced black olives.
  6. Roughly chop walnuts.
  7. To prepare the dressing, whisk together olive oil, apple cider vinegar, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  8. Once the quinoa has cooled, add vegetables, chickpeas, and walnuts. Mix well.
  9. Add the dressing to the salad and toss to coat.
  10. Cover and refrigerate before serving.


About Kelly Walch, MS, RDN, LDN 28 Articles
Kelly Walch, MS, RDN, LDN, is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with a master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is passionate about plant based diets, helping people lead healthier lives, and rescuing animals. She lives on her farm in Florida with her husband Alex and their 20 or so rescued animals.

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