Salads

Easy Greek Quinoa Salad

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Quick and easy Greek quinoa salad that is great as either a side dish or your main meal. Plus it can be made ahead, and the leftovers are great for lunch!

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For the salad:
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 cups chopped cucumber
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1 yellow pepper, chopped
1/3 cup chopped red onion
2 cups quartered grape tomatoes
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
For the dressing:
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lemon, juice and zest
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
In a large bowl, place the quinoa, cucumber, olives, yellow pepper, red onion, tomatoes and feta, and toss lightly to combine. In a small bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients. Pour the...
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Nutritions

Calories
574

Sodium
599mg
24% DV

Fat
25g
38% DV

Protein
18g
36% DV

Carbs
70g
23% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV