Greek quinoa salad with lemon dressing

Quick, easy and delicious!

  • Author: Kristeena
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40



Ingredients for Dressing

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Mediterranean sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained of pulp and seeds
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Ingredients for Quinoa Salad

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups water or vegetable broth
  • 1 cucumber seeded and diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 2 cups chick peas (1 can)
  • 1 cup feta cheese diced
  • 1 small red onion diced


Directions for Dressing

  1. Measure and add all of your ingredients into a glass jar or re-sealable container.
  2. Now shake it up!
  3. Store the dressing in the fridge. Pull out 10-15 minutes prior, to warm up the solidified oil.

Directions for Quinoa Salad

  1. Bring 2 cups of water or vegetable broth to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and add quinoa. Cook for 15 minutes until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl and cool.
  3. Stir veggies and feta cheese into cooled quinoa
  4. Pour dressing over quinoa mixture and toss


  • If you don’t have Mediterranean sea salt then just add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano.
  • I add more lemon juice but if it is too strong, use 1/4 cup (1 lemon) instead.
  • Make changes to suits your tastes.
  • You can make the dressing and prep veggies the night before.