Grape, Feta and Mint Quinoa Salad

Create a memorable salad or side for your next meal with this Grape, Feta and Mint Quinoa Salad.  

Makes 4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup red seedless California grapes
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 8 fresh mint leaves, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup sliced green onion tops

Directions:

  1. Rinse the quinoa in a fine-mesh sieve. Put quinoa into a medium saucepan with the water and bring to a boil; reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Remove the cover and fluff with a fork. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Stir together the quinoa, grapes, cheese, lemon juice, and mint in a large bowl. Top with green onions.

Notes:
Recipe created by Patricia Bannan, MS, RD, for the California Table Grape Commission.

Nutritional Information:
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 240; Fat 7 g; Saturated Fat 3 g; Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 220 mg; Carbohydrates 37 g; Dietary Fiber 4 g; Sugar 10 g; Protein 9 g

Recipe courtesy of California Table Grape Commission, developed by Patricia Bannan, MS, RD.  Click here to watch her create this delicious dish!