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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad in a white bowl on a wood cutting board

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  • Author: Sylvia White RD
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 cups 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Mediterranean inspired Quinoa Salad. Inspired from a tabbouleh recipe but uses quinoa. So fresh and delish, full of protein, fiber, and nutrients.



1 cup quinoa

2 lemons, zested and juice

1/4 cup olive oil

1/2 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes

1 cucumber, diced

1-2 green onions, chopped


  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Chill in refrigerator.
  2. Mix rest of ingredients and stir.
  3. Fold in chilled quinoa.
  4. Chill and enjoy!



Feel free to substitute vegetables with ones you love. Keeps in fridge for several days.

The nutrition facts presented here are estimates only. The brands and product types chosen can change the nutrition facts presented. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information, you should calculate the nutrition information with the actual ingredients you use. 

Keywords: quinoa salad, tabbouleh, mediterranean quinoa salad, mediterranean vegetable salad

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