Quinoa Salad (from my friend at You Go Girl)


1 c of quinoa, cooked with 1/2 tsp salt

Cook quinoa according to package directions and allow to cool. While it is cooking, make dressing and prepare ingredients.   Dressing:   Combine ingredients and set aside.  

2 T fresh lemon juice (more if needed)

1 T olive oil (more if needed)

1 t Dijon mustard

1/4 t salt

1 clove garlic, minced

pepper to taste

lemon zest to taste


2 green onions, chopped

fresh basil, chopped ( I use kitchen shears to cut)

fresh cilantro, chopped (I use kitchen shears to cut)

1 - 2 cucumbers, peeled and diced

2 tomatoes, diced

1/2 c crumbled feta cheese


  1. Once quinoa is cooked and fairly cool, add all ingredients to the quinoa.
  2. Add the dressing.
  3. Toss and chill until ready to serve.


serve with avocado and/or diced grilled chicken