The Best Greek-Style Quinoa Salad

Easy to make and affordable, this insanely delicious gluten-free salad is the best quinoa salad not just for summer but year round. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jas


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 seedless cucumber
  • 2 to matoes or 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small bell pepper any color
  • 2 green onions white and green parts
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint optional
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook quinoa according to the package directions. Drain and let cool.
  • Meanwhile, slice or chop vegetables. Add vegetables and all other ingredients to a large bowl.
  • Next, add quinoa to the vegetable bowl. Stir gently to combine.
  • Let set for about 15 minutes before serving so that the flavors can combine.


~Free Tip ~
Add Kalamata olives, feta cheese, avocado, and unsalted sunflower seeds for a loaded salad.