Feta and Lemon Quinoa Salad
Packed full of nutritional goodness this low cost feta and lemon quinoa salad is quick and easy to prepare.
- 60 g quinoa cooked and cooled*
- 80 g feta cheese
- 1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander
- 70 g peas cooked
- 8 halved cherry tomatoes
- 1 small red onion finely diced
Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients
- 3 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed is best
- 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1 clove garlic crushed
- Freshly ground salt and pepper
Make the lemon vinaigrette by combining all the vinaigrette ingredients into a small bowl and seasoning to taste.
Make the salad by placing the quinoa in a medium sized bowl and combining with the onion.
Crumble the feta into the bowl with the quinoa and onion, then add the peas and cherry tomatoes.
Pour over the lemon vinaigrette, add the chopped coriander and gently mix everything together.
Transfer to serving bowls and squeeze extra lemon juice over if required.
*You can cook 60g of rinsed quinoa in 300ml of water which only takes about 20 minutes
Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 35.2g | Protein: 13.3g | Fat: 31.4g | Saturated Fat: 9.1g | Cholesterol: 35.6mg | Sodium: 376.6mg | Fiber: 6.4g | Sugar: 7.4g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 47.9mg | Calcium: 260mg | Iron: 2.9mg