Mediterranean Quinoa Power Bowl


1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked

1 lb chicken breast, grilled and sliced

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cucumber, diced

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced

1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon dried oregano

Salt and pepper to taste

Salt and pepper to taste



Cook the Quinoa: Rinse the quinoa under cold water and cook it according to package instructions. Once cooked, fluff it with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.


Grill the Chicken: Season the chicken breast with salt, pepper, and dried oregano. Grill until fully cooked, then slice it into thin strips.


Prepare the Vegetables: In a large mixing bowl, combine the halved cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, thinly sliced red onion, Kalamata olives, and chopped fresh parsley.


Assemble the Bowl: In individual serving bowls, layer the cooked quinoa, grilled chicken slices, and the vegetable mixture.


Add Feta Cheese: Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over each bowl, distributing it evenly.


Make the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over each bowl.


Toss and Garnish: Gently toss the ingredients in each bowl to combine flavors. Garnish with additional fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges on the side.


Serve and Enjoy: Serve immediately, and enjoy the burst of Mediterranean flavors in every bite.

Additional tips

  • Customize the bowl by adding grilled vegetables or your favorite Mediterranean ingredients.
  • For a vegetarian version, replace chicken with grilled tofu or chickpeas.
  • Make the dish ahead of time and refrigerate, allowing the flavors to meld for an even tastier experience.

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