Our family is on a quinoa eating kick lately, and I’m taking advantage of it my cooking as many Weight Watchers quinoa recipes as I can! Today’s recipe is just a simple Greek salad with quinoa as the base, instead of lettuce.

This makes an amazing side dish to accompany any fish or chicken meal. But you can also make this as a main course salad simply by adding some grilled chicken or fish right on top of it. I just adore the texture and nutty flavor that the quinoa adds to it.

And it’s so much more filling than a standard salad! This Greek quinoa salad is so incredibly flavorful, and I’ll often serve it on top of a bed of butter lettuce and top it with some grilled chicken and veggies for a very satisfying meal!

It makes a great dish to take to potlucks and barbecues too, so if you are looking for some ideas of dishes to take along and share, this is it. Enjoy!

5 from 1 vote
greek quinoa salad
Greek Quinoa Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
All the traditional flavors of a Greek salad, but in a more satisfying form with the healthy benefits of quinoa. It’s a simple salad that’s hearty and delicious.
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 163 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • 2 Persian cucumbers (diced)
  • 1/2 of a small red onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives (halved)
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes (quartered)
  • 1/3 cup fat free feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions, set aside to cool.
  2. Once quinoa is cooled to room temp, add in remaining ingredients, and toss well to combine.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 6 servings

Serving size is about 3/4 cup

Each serving = 4 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Greek Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.7g 4%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Potassium 313mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 21.6g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
Sugars 1.5g
Protein 5.1g 10%
Calcium 4%
Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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