Lemon Feta Quinoa Salad


  • 2-3 Cups of Cooked Quinoa (In Chicken/Veg stock)
  • 100g of Feta
  • 1/2 Red Onion, Diced
  • Large Handful of Basil
  • Large Handful of Coriander
  • 8 Cherry Tomatoes
  • 2 Lemons
  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper

This is my version of one of my mom’s delicious pasta salads. It was one of my favourite things when I was little and I used to think I was the best feta ‘fluffer’ whenever I helped her make it. My version swaps the pasta for quinoa, takes out the mayo and has a lot more herbs and a bit of crunch. And dare I say it, I think it’s better than the original! Sorry mom.

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Chop your herbs quite finely, dice the onion, chop the tomatoes and fluff (crumble!) the feta.


Add all of the onion and tomato to the quinoa in a large bowl. Add in most of the feta and herbs too, keeping a little of each aside for topping at the end.

Drizzle in the olive oil and the juice of one and a half lemons and toss everything around.

Transfer it all to your serving bowl, top with the remaining feta and herbs and serve with a wedge of lemon.


This recipe is Gluten Free.

5 Comments to Lemon Feta Quinoa Salad

  1. Eimear Griffin says:

    This looks so delicious! I can’t wait to make it.

  2. Michele says:

    This is a keeper! Thanks

  3. Zoe says:

    So cooking this, looks and sounds delicious and healthy – win win ! You have a great website 🙂

  4. Laura says:

    So impressed! This was delicious! I added a bit of seeded mustard, lemon thyme and garlic! Yum yum!