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Greek Salad with Quinoa

This is a great make-ahead meal with all of your nutritional needs covered : )
Course Salads
Cuisine greek
Keyword cucumber, feta, grains, millet, olives, quinoa
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Kath Younger


  • 1 cup dry quinoa, millet, or grain mix
  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 6 inches of English cucumber
  • 1/3 cup kalamata pitted
  • 1 can garbanzo beans drained
  • 1 block feta cheese about 4 ounces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper or to taste


  • Cook grains according to the package.
  • Cook zucchini and pepper in 1 tsp olive oil in a medium high skillet until tender.
  • Add cucumber, olives and garbanzos to grains.
  • Crumble on the feta cheese.
  • Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss into salad.
  • Served chilled at a summer picnic!