Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  • Author: RD-Licious
  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Total Time: 57 minute
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


This delicious quinoa salad has all the Mediterranean flavor and is the perfect side dish for any meal. Packed with plant-protein and fiber!



  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 0.5 lb crumbled feta cheese
  • 1.5 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions, green part only
  • 810 large mint leaves, finely chopped
  • Sea salt & Black pepper, to taste


  1. In a medium pot, bring the 4 cups of water to a boil. Add in quinoa, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until water is absorbed (about 12-15 minutes).
  2. While quinoa is cooking, chop mint, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and scallions and set aside.
  3. Once quinoa is cooked, add to a large serving bowl. Then add in mint, tomatoes, scallions, crumbled feta, and olive oil and toss to combine.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or chilled.


Not a vegetarian? Feel free to cook quinoa in bone broth in place of water for added flavor!