Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad

Don't you just love a filling, hearty salad that's super easy to prepare? I am normally not a salad person, because it just doesn't fill me up and sustain my blood sugar high levels. But add some protein like chickpeas and quinoa and I am set! Try this Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad for your lunches or light dinner and add it to your healthy recipes rotation!

Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad Recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner!

Vegetarian Chickpea salad with olives, feta, tomatoes, onion, garlic and a light lemon dressing! Add quinoa for more protein or enjoy on it's own! This is a great salad for summer BBQs and picnics works great as a quick lunch for work.

Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad Recipe

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Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad

Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad


  • For the salad:
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion chopped
  • 15 grape tomatoes halved (about 1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 medium cucumber sliced and quartered
  • 4 oz feta cheese crumbled or cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • freshly ground salt and pepper to taste


    1. In a saucepan, bring stock to a boil. Stir in quinoa.
    2. Reduce heat to med low and cover. Cook 15 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.
    3. Transfer to a large bowl and cool.
    4. Place all salad ingredients into a large bowl and toss to combine.
    5. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and oregano. Pour onto salad and toss again to well combine.
    6. Taste and add salt and pepper as you'd like.
    7. Place in refrigerator for 1 hour to marinate, or serve immediately.


Salad is best enjoyed within 2-3 days after making.

Chickpea and Quinoa Greek Salad

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  • Helen at the Lazy Gastronome says:

    Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party!

  • Alison's Allspice says:

    I love simple grain salads like this. Your recipe looks so fresh and vibrant, yum!

  • Jenn from BoiledNoodle says:

    So glad I saw this at the Show & Tell LinkParty!! Must try this!!❤️

  • Amanda says:

    Healthy & delicious! Thanks for joining the Creative K Kids' Tasty Tuesday linky party – I look forward to seeing what you share next week!

  • Claudia Blanton says:

    that looks so good, and won't take forever to make, which is awesome because I really don't have much time to waste. Thanks for that healthy recipe, Blessings!

  • Judee@gluten free A-Z Blog says:

    An interesting twist on a Greek Salad. Looks delicious.

  • Lindy says:

    Thanks for bringing this along to Fiesta Friday!

  • Lynn Woods says:

    I'm always looking for quinoa recipes. Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty!

  • Miz Helen says:

    Your post has been featured on Full Plate Thursday! Thanks so much for sharing with us, we have really enjoyed it and we hope you enjoy your new Red Plate!
    Miz Helen