Quinoa Summer Salad with Feta


This a great healthy side dish or a quick lunch, if you have more than one serving.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 1 (4 ounce) package feta cheese, crumbled

  • 1 small cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 1 roma (plum) tomato, diced

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. 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. Refrigerate quinoa in a large bowl until cool, about 30 minutes.

  2. Stir feta cheese, cucumber, tomato, lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, dill weed, salt, and black pepper into quinoa.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
12g Fat
31g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 912mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 158mg 12%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 136mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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