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Mediterranean Chicken Quinoa

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 4 persons


  • 1 1/2 cup quinoa ($1.25)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10)
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed ($.10)
  • About 1 pint grape, cherry or grape-roma tomatoes (from the garden)
  • Small handful of fresh basil, parsley, and oregano, chopped (from the garden)
  • About 3/4 cup black olives, halved ($.60)
  • 2 chicken breasts, grilled and diced ($1.66)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Handful of green beans (from the garden)
  • 1 tsp olive oil ($.03)
  • Salt and pepper


  • Cook the quinoa as directed on the box. 2 parts water to 1 part quinoa.
  • In a large skillet, add the olive oil and saute the crushed garlic for about a minute, then add the halved tomatoes and saute for another 2-3 minutes, or until tomato skins "wrinkle." Then add the black olives and diced chicken and saute together for another minute.