Easy Greek Bowls

Prep
20 Minutes

Total
20 Minutes

Servings 
6

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Easy Greek Bowl
These bowls are a true triple threat: easy to prepare, loaded with nutritious ingredients and packed with flavor! Give burrito bowls the night off and give this Mediterranean-inspired dish a try. Top with your favorite protein like chicken, steak, falafel or shrimp. We’ll say it now, these make #saddesklunches a thing of the past, so you may want to consider making a double batch! 

Easy Greek Bowls 

Ingredients

3

cups cooked quinoa

3

cups cooked chickpeas (~2 cans)

3

cups grape tomatoes, halved

3

cups cucumbers, chopped

1

cup red onion, chopped

30

Kalamata olives, pitted (~5 oz jar)

1/3

cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped

1/3

cup fresh oregano, chopped

1/3

cup fresh dill, chopped 

1/3

cup feta, crumbled

Optional: protein of your choice (we used sliced chicken breast) 

Dressing

1

cup olive oil

6

T lemon juice

2

cloves garlic, minced (~2 tsp)

2

tsp salt

1/2

tsp black pepper

Steps

  1. Whisk the dressing together or put it in jar and shake until emulsified.
  2. Assemble all the salad ingredients in a bowl, toss with dressing and serve.
  • This can be made ahead and packed easily for lunches. 
  • Add chopped spinach or romaine if you’d like more greens.
  • You can easily substitute cooked cauliflower rice, regular rice or couscous for the quinoa.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup (about 82g)

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 200

Calories from Fat 130

 

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14g

22%

Saturated Fat 9g

22%

Trans Fat 0g

 

Cholesterol 55mg

18%

Sodium 40mg

2%

Total Carbohydrate 17g

6%

Dietary Fiber 1g

4%

Sugars 14g

 

Protein 3g

 

Vitamin A 10%

Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 10%

Iron 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

 

Calories:

2,000

2,500

Total Fat

Less than

65g

80g

Saturated Fat

Less than

20g

25g

Cholesterol

Less than

300mg

300mg

Sodium

Less than

2,400mg

2,400mg

Total Carbohydrate

 

300g

375g

Dietary Fiber

 

25g

30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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