Not only is this Mediterranean quinoa salad beautiful — it's tasty and good for you too! This salad is satisfying, nutritious, and easy to make with a simple olive oil dressing.
About This Recipe
This recipe is an instant-favorite because it's delicious and versatile. You can make it as a main dish, side dish, or meal prep for your week! The flavors of the salad actually get better after it's been in the fridge for a couple of days.
Full of Mediterranean-inspired flavors, this salad is fresh, light, and flavorful. The quinoa also makes a tasty base for this salad as it soaks up so much of the flavor from the other ingredients and the dressing.
Here are some popular substitutions and additions to this recipe:
- Quinoa: this recipe calls for white quinoa, but you could also use red quinoa or any similar grain.
- Olives: use black olives (like Kalamata olives) or green olives.
- Lettuce: add a leafy base like spinach or arugula to turn this into a green salad.