Ingredients

  • 300g quinoa or couscous
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 cucumber
  • 150 g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 spring onions
  • 15 g fresh parsley
  • 15 g fresh mint
  • 15 g fresh dill
  • 150 g fresh spinach
  • salt and pepper

Dressing ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small clove of garlic

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This Greek quinoa or couscous salad is such a tasty dish. It combines the classic ingredients of the Mediterranean like fresh herbs, tomatoes, cucumbers and lemon. This salad is ready in 15 minutes and it's a perfect salad to bring to work the next day.  Try these tasty additions: crumbled feta or grilled chicken. 
 
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Preparation

  • Prepare the quinoa, or couscous, according to instructions, adding a cube of chicken stock for extra flavour. Leave to cool.
  • Dice the cucumber and halve the cherry tomatoes.
  • Cut the spring onions into fine rings.
  • Finely chop the fresh herbs. Zest the lemon.
  • Mix the quinoa, or couscous, with the cucumber, tomato, spring onion, fresh herbs, and lemon zest.
  • Squeeze half the lemon, mix with the olive oil, and add the crushed garlic (choose a small clove so that the garlic doesn’t dominate).
  • Mix the dressing through the salad.

Serve the salad on a bed of fresh spinach and season to taste with salt and pepper.

 Easy Greek quinoa salad

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