Bored with your usual lunch? This greek quinoa salad is easily packed into mason jars for quick meal prep. Ready to pack your healthy meal tomorrow morning?
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 30minutes
For the dressing:
1/2tbspDijon mustardor more to taste
1/2tspdried Italian herbs
black pepperto taste
For the salad:
1/4cupdry quinoaI used a multicolor mix
1/4small red onionchopped
3tbspcubed feta cheese
1/2cupfresh oregano leavesor other greens
Make the dressing:
Add all dressing ingredients to a jar with a screw-on lid and shake until creamy.
Make the salad:
Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Cool completely before assembling the salad!
In a minimum 34 ounce mason jar, layer the salad as follows:Dressing, cucumber, tomatoes, quinoa, onion, feta, olives, greens.
Close the jar, making sure it is sealed tightly. It should keep in the fridge for 4-5 days if prepped with clean utensils, clean jars and washed ingredients, but use your common sense if the salad does end up not smelling fresh anymore.
Recipe is for one jar so you can easily scale up as needed. Just change the serving number in the recipe and it will automatically adjust the ingredient amounts!