Greek Quinoa



Ingredients

2 cups water 

1 cup of quinoa

1 Tbsp olive oil

2 Tbsp lemon juice

1/3 cup of sliced Kalamata olives

1/3 cup of crumbled feta cheese

1/3 cup of cherry tomatoes

2 Tbsp of shredded basil or parsley

Salt and pepper, to taste 


Instructions

  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a large serving bowl and let cool completely.
  2. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over cooled quinoa and stir. Fold olives, feta cheese, tomatoes, and basil, salt, and pepper through the quinoa. Makes four 1 cup servings. 

Optional: You can add more vegetables to this recipe to increase the fiber and protein. Try adding sliced cucumber, baby spinach, garbanzo beans, or green bell pepper.


Nutrition Facts for 1 foil packet:
For 1 serving, Protein: 9 g, Fiber: 2.5 g, Carbs: 16 g, Calories: 283


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