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Greek Quinoa Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Servings: 4
Author: Jess Smith via Inquiring Chef

Ingredients

  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • cup fresh parsley
  • ¼ of a small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cucumbers
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 oz feta, crumbled

Instructions

  • Bring broth to boil in a medium saucepan. Add quinoa, reduce to a simmer, and cover tightly. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let rest, covered for 10 minutes. Remove the lid and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • In another bowl combine the lemon juice and yogurt. Stir parsley, red onion, cucumbers, tomatoes and feta into the quinoa. Top with the yogurt mixture and mix until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.