Greek Quinoa Salad Easy Vegan Meal Prep

greek quinoa bowl 4 containers

When it comes to meal prepping, simplicity and taste are key. Our Greek Quinoa Salad ticks all the boxes. Packed with protein, fiber, and a burst of Mediterranean flavors, it’s the perfect recipe for a healthy week ahead. Let’s dive into how you can create this delightful meal. You can also find a collection of all my delicious vegan meal prep recipes here.

Ingredients & Substitutions

Quinoa

  • Dried quinoa
  • Water or low-sodium vegetable broth

Salad

greek veggies on wood cutting board

Dressing

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)
greek salad dressing in mason jar

Helpful Tools

To make your meal prep smoother, here are some handy tools you might need:

  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk
  • Containers for storage
greek quinoa bowl side view

How to Make this

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package instructions, and allow it to cool. (I cooked mine in vegetable broth for more flavor.)
  2. Meanwhile, chop your veggies and make the dressing by whisking together olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, garlic, Dijon, salt, pepper, and nutritional yeast. Set aside.
  3. Finally, assemble your meals by dividing all ingredients into 4 separate containers. Leave the dressing on the side, and top with it when you are ready to eat. Enjoy!
plant based greek quinoa bowl

Tips & Tricks

  • Experiment with different vegetables: Don’t hesitate to add or substitute ingredients based on your preferences or what’s in your fridge.
  • Make a big batch: This recipe is perfect for meal prep, so consider making extra servings to have healthy lunches or dinners throughout the week.
  • Customize the dressing: Adjust the dressing’s flavor by adding more or less vinegar, garlic, or Dijon mustard to suit your taste.

FAQ:

Can I use regular feta cheese instead of vegan feta?

Yes, you can definitely use regular feta cheese if you’re not following a vegan diet.

Is nutritional yeast necessary for the dressing?

No, nutritional yeast is optional, but it adds a pleasant, cheesy flavor to the dressing.

Can I make this recipe gluten-free?

Absolutely! Ensure that your Dijon mustard and quinoa are gluten-free, and you’re good to go.

How long can I store the prepared quinoa greek salads?

When stored in airtight containers in the refrigerator, this meal prep can last up to 4-5 days.

greek quinoa bowl Vegan meal prep

Quinoa Greek Salad Meal Prep

Simplify your meal prep with a Greek Quinoa Salad. Packed with flavor and nutrition, it's a vegan delight that's easy to make and enjoy all week.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Servings 4 meals

Ingredients
  

Quinoa

  • cup dried quinoa
  • 1 ⅓ cup water or low sodium veg broth

Salad

  • 1 19oz can rinsed, drained chickpeas
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 ½ cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup pitted kalamata olives
  • cup vegan feta

Dressing

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Cook the quinoa according to package instructions, and allow to cool. (I cooked mine in veg broth for more flavour)
  • Meanwhile, chop your veggies and make the dressing by whisking together olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, garlic, dijon, salt, pepper, and nutritional yeast. Set aside.
  • Finally, assemble your meals by dividing all ingredients into 4 separate containers. Leave the dressing to the side, and top with the dressing when you are ready to eat. Enjoy!

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Conclusion: Greek Quinoa Salad Vegan Meal Prep

Our Greek Quinoa Salad is a testament to the fact that healthy meal prep can also be incredibly delicious. With a blend of fresh ingredients and a zesty dressing, it’s a feast for your taste buds and your body. Say goodbye to last-minute meal decisions and hello to a week of satisfying and nutritious eating.

4 thoughts on “Greek Quinoa Salad Easy Vegan Meal Prep

  1. Betty says:

    5 stars
    What a great meal prep! I made this for the week and have been loving it.

    • spicyveganfood says:

      I’m thrilled to hear that the meal prep worked out well for you! It’s fantastic that you’re enjoying it throughout the week. If you ever need more meal prep ideas or have any questions about cooking, feel free to reach out. Happy eating!

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