Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

SOURCE: https://www.loveandlemons.com/quinoa-salad-recipe/?utm_source=Love+and+Lemons+Daily&utm_campaign=4b3844f435-LnlMailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_75a46d569c-4b3844f435-43899870#wprm-recipe-container-50772

What goes great with pizza, salad of course! And with this beauty you may want to have more salad than pizza! Just another great creation from http://www.loveandlemons.com you may want to skip the pizza altogether:

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • recipe Roasted Tomatoes
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 cup sliced Persian cucumbers
  • 1 cup mixed basil & mint
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ¾ cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • ⅓ cup toasted pine nuts
  • recipe Italian Dressing, plus 2 additional garlic cloves, grated
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinches of red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup roasted chickpeas

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, roasted tomatoes, arugula, cucumbers, herbs, feta, olives, onion, and pine nuts.
  • Toss to combine, then drizzle with the dressing and toss again. Sprinkle with the salt, pepper, and a few pinches of red pepper flakes, and toss again. Top with the roasted chickpeas and serve.

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