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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with chopped romaine, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and a creamy herbed tahini dressing!

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Herbed Tahini Dressing

This Mediterranean quinoa salad combines veggies like juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers with a flavorful dressing, to make the perfect summertime meal!

Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword herbs, tahini, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 199 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

  • 2 romaine heads chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 medium cucumber chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped black olives
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup water + more as needed
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Add romaine, tomatoes, cucumber, olives and quinoa into a large mixing bowl.
  2. To the jar of your blender, add tahini, lemon juice, parsley, garlic and 1/4 cup of water. Blend on high until smooth and creamy. If needed, add more water one tablespoon at a time until dressing is thin enough to pour. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine. Taste and sprinkle with additional salt & pepper as needed.
  4. Enjoy immediately or serve with your favorite protein. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Herbed Tahini Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 232mg10%
Potassium 607mg17%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 2305IU46%
Vitamin C 51.7mg63%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.