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Tuna Quinoa Salad

Tuna Quinoa Salad - A light and healthy meal packed with protein. Quinoa, tuna and an array of mixed veggies are tossed in a brightly flavored, simple dressing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Cooling time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 381kcal



  • 1/3 cup olive oil regular or extra virgin
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoon sugar or honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste


  • 3/4 cup quinoa dried
  • 6 ounce tuna drained (2 cans)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 medium cucumber chopped
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 15 ounce chickpeas (1 can) drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled


  • Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Allow it to cool down fully in the fridge.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients in a bowl or mixing cup and set aside.
  • Add the cooled quinoa and remaining salad ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Pour the prepared dressing into the bowl and toss everything well. Taste for seasoning.


  1. Store your quinoa salad covered tightly or in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 415mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 234IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 4mg