AuthorMike EgrieCategory, DifficultyBeginner
Grilled Greek Zucchini Quinoa Salad
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time23 mins
 1 large red bell pepper, halved through stem and seeded
 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
 1 package (8.5 ounces) organic quinoa & brown rice
  cup chopped Greek feta salad
 1 bag (9.3 ounces) Greek Caesar salad kit
 Hummus and pita chips for serving (optional)
1

Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Place pepper and zucchini on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once. Transfer pepper and zucchini to cutting board; let stand 5 minutes.

2

Prepare quinoa & rice in microwave oven as label directs; spread on large plate and let stand 5 minutes. Coarsely chop pepper and zucchini.

3

In large bowl, toss Greek feta salad, salad kit, pepper, zucchini and quinoa & rice; serve with hummus and pita chips, if desired. Makes about 6 cups.


Chef Tips:
Pump up the protein with grilled Mediterranean shrimp skewers. Bell pepper and zucchini can be grilled, chopped and refrigerated up to 1 day in advance. Toss bagged salad into mix just before serving.

 

Ingredients

 1 large red bell pepper, halved through stem and seeded
 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
 1 package (8.5 ounces) organic quinoa & brown rice
  cup chopped Greek feta salad
 1 bag (9.3 ounces) Greek Caesar salad kit
 Hummus and pita chips for serving (optional)

Directions

1

Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Place pepper and zucchini on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once. Transfer pepper and zucchini to cutting board; let stand 5 minutes.

2

Prepare quinoa & rice in microwave oven as label directs; spread on large plate and let stand 5 minutes. Coarsely chop pepper and zucchini.

3

In large bowl, toss Greek feta salad, salad kit, pepper, zucchini and quinoa & rice; serve with hummus and pita chips, if desired. Makes about 6 cups.

Greek Grilled Zucchini and Quinoa Salad
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