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Lemon Quinoa Salad Recipe with tomato, feta cheese, fresh dill and lemon juice. Also learn how to cook perfect quinoa. |

Another quinoa recipe. Yes, I’m on a quinoa roll this week. I already made cilantro lime quinoa salad, now this lemon quinoa salad. Can’t help it. It just happens! I keep making quinoa. But wait, it gets even better! I made it actually 3 times. And that’s between Tuesday and Wednesday, so in 2 days.

Lemon Quinoa Salad Recipe with tomato, feta cheese, fresh dill and lemon juice. Also learn how to cook perfect quinoa. |

I was out of lime and avocado to make cilantro lime kind but already had cooked quinoa. I opened my fridge and it happened – lemon quinoa salad with sliced cherry tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese and freshly chopped dill.

All of this goodness drizzled with lemon juice. Yes, just take a lemon, cut it in half and squeeze both halves onto the salad. No olive oil, trust me!I mix all the ingredients together and keep it in the fridge for up to 2 days in an airtight container.

Today I did Chalean Extreme workout, Lean Circuit, and had this lemon quinoa salad right after it. I usually make blueberry protein breakfast smoothie or chocolate protein shake recipe post-workout, but today I had this salad ready and needed my post-workout protein ASAP. Probably not ideal since quinoa has carbs but that’s OK.

Lemon Quinoa Salad

Lemon Quinoa Salad


  • 1 cup quinoa, dry
  • 3/4 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in halves
  • 1/4 cup light feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Cook quinoa as per package instructions. Let it cool.
  2. Combine the rest of the ingredients with quinoa and mix gently just to combine. Adjust salt to taste. Serve cold.

Nutritional Info

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Per 1 Serving = 1 1/4 cups:
Calories: 238.7
Total Fat: 6.6 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Sodium: 40.2 mg
Total Carbs: 35.3 g
Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
Protein: 10.5 g
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 6
Weight Watchers Points: 5

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