Greek Quinoa


Great to bring as a side dish to a BBQ or as lunch for the week. Easy to make in advance.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 cups


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • cup sliced Kalamata olives

  • cup crumbled feta cheese

  • cup halved cherry tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons shredded fresh basil leaves


  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a large serving bowl and let cool completely.

  2. Drizzle olive oil over cooled quinoa and stir. Fold olives, feta cheese, tomatoes, and basil through the quinoa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

486 Calories
37g Fat
30g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 486
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 425mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 134mg 10%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 291mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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