I’m not Greek. I don’t like olives. And I’ve never even seen My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
So- I make no claims that this is an authentic Greek salad. All I’m saying is, “It’s GOOD.” And you should make it.
Not-Greek Tomato Cucumber Quinoa Salad
1/4 cup olive or avocado oil
1 T red wine vinegar (balsamic or apple cider vinegar would probably work too)
1 T lemon juice
1 tsp honey
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp black pepper
2 T. minced oregano
1/2 cup quinoa (measured dry), cooked and cooled
1/2 of a cucumber, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 green onion, minced (white and green part)
1/4 cup feta cheese
In a small container, mix the dressing vigorously (I shook mine in a jar).
In a large bowl, mix the veggies, quinoa, and feta. Drizzle the dressing over top and mix evenly to coat. Serve and enjoy!
I prefered mine served at room temp rather than chilling it, but it can certainly be made ahead of time and kept in the frig.
Makes 3-4 servings.