Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Erin McKool from Start returns to Good Day to make a healthy Mediterranean salad.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

1 Cup Fresh, Chopped Parsley
1 Cup Fresh, Chopped Cilantro
2 Cups Roughly Chopped Broccoli Crowns
2/3 Cup Chopped Red Onion
1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, sliced in half
½ Cup Pitted Kalamata Olives, sliced in half
4 Cups Cooked and Cooled White Quinoa
1 Cup + 1 TBL Mediterranean Vinaigrette Dressing
1 ¼ Cups Crumbled Feta Cheese

Toss the parsley, cilantro, broccoli, onion, tomatoes, olives and quinoa together. Pour 1 cup vinaigrette over the mixture and gently combine. If desired, add more dressing, one tablespoon at a time. Last, gently fold in the feta cheese.

Mediterranean Vinaigrette

½ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2/3 Cup Grapeseed Oil
½ Cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1 tsp Lemon Zest
½ TBL Minced Garlic
¼ tsp Dry Mustard
¼ tsp Black Pepper
½ tsp Salt

Whisk all ingredients together until fully blended. Shake or whisk every time before serving.


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