Recipe type: salad

Prep time: 10 min

Total time: 30 min

Serves: 6

This recipe is developed by Daniela whogrew up in a sun soaked Mediterranean region in Italy and isa blogger @ExpatCucina.

“Mediterranean quinoa salad isa bowl of awesomeness. It is an easy and light salad packed with nutrients coming from super food like edamame, fresh vegetables, feta cheese and olives.”

For more inspiration, go to expatcucina.com.

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ingredients

1/2 cup dry 3 color quinoa

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 cup chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup grilled eggplant, cut into cubes

1/3 cup cooked edamame beans

1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup chopped Greek olives

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup chopped feta cheese ( optional )

2 leaves of fresh basil

instructions

Wash the quinoa until water runs clean. Cook it according to package instructions.

Then prepare all the vegetables and place them in a large bowl.

Next, chop up some feta cheese. ( optional )

Mix all the ingredients together, season with salt and dress with plenty of extra virgin olive oil.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Enjoy!

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