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I’m pretty sure you can put anything in Quinoa and it will turn out delicious. I had all of these ingredients layin’ around in the fridge, threw it together, and the theory still holds true – tasty!

Quinoa with Chicken, Green Olives, Roasted Red Peppers and Feta

Serves 4-6 as a side, great as leftovers for lunch
Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 whole cooked chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. Meyer lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers from the jar
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/3 cup green olives

1. Add quinoa to 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Once boiling, let simmer covered for 10-15 minutes until water is absorbed and fluff quinoa with a fork.

2. Whisk oil, lemon juice and zest, pepper, and parsley together in a medium bowl. Stir in cooked chicken, feta, olives, roasted peppers and cooked quinoa.