Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad

Grilled shrimp is layered over quinoa, fresh veggies and olive oil red wine vinaigrette! 

Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad - made with fresh olive oil red wine vinaigrette!

Quiona salads have become my go-to meal for lunch. They are quick, easy and full of fresh fruits and vegetables. You can make them as light or heavy as you want. I like adding a little protein, like shrimp or chicken too. Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad is full of fresh vegetables and is bursting with flavor. And now that the weather is warmer, it is perfect for grilling.

Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad - made with fresh olive oil red wine vinaigrette! So fresh and irresistible!

Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad - made with fresh olive oil red wine vinaigrette! So fresh!

Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad - made with fresh olive oil red wine vinaigrette! Fresh and irresistible!

Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Marinating Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Grilled shrimp is layered over quinoa, fresh veggies and olive oil red wine vinaigrette! #DressingItUp with Pompeian red wine vinegar creates a refreshing salad everyone will love!
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Ingredients 

For the shrimp:

  • 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper

For the salad:

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Pompeian Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced, for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients for the shrimp in a large bowl and marinate in the fridge for 20 minutes. Heat grill to medium-high. Remove shrimp from marinade and cook until opaque and cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • In a large bowl combine quinoa, cucumber, tomatoes, parsley, feta cheese, and garbanzo beans. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar and lemon juice. Pour vinaigrette over salad and toss well to combine. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Layer shrimp over salad. Garnish with avocado and serve.

Notes

Source: Spoonful of Flavor

Nutrition

Serving: 0g, Calories: 599kcal, Carbohydrates: 26g, Protein: 19g, Fat: 47g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 159mg, Sodium: 668mg, Potassium: 680mg, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 825IU, Vitamin C: 40.2mg, Calcium: 237mg, Iron: 4.1mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad - made with fresh olive oil red wine vinaigrette! #pompeian

32 comments on “Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad”

  1. Quinoa salads are my favorite also and i can never say no to those mediterranean flavors! What a great way to ring in the warm weather with this light salad!

  2. Shrimp is one of my favorite ingredients. This salad is so yummy!

  3. I absolutely love the flavor combination of this salad! Quinoa is my favorite and looks so tasty with shrimp! Pinned!

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