Great to bring as a side dish to a BBQ or as lunch for the week. Easy to make in advance.
Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a large serving bowl and let cool completely.
Drizzle olive oil over cooled quinoa and stir. Fold olives, feta cheese, tomatoes, and basil through the quinoa.
Per Serving: 486 calories; protein 9.3g; carbohydrates 29.9g; fat 37.1g; cholesterol 18.7mg; sodium 425.4mg.