Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

I got this recipe from a co worker after having it at a potluck.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, bring stock to a boil.
  2. Stir in quinoa.
  3. Reduce heat to med low and cover.
  4. Cook 15 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Transfer to a large bowl and cool.
  6. Stir veggies and cheese into cooled quinoa.
  7. Whisk together dressing ingredients.
  8. Pour over quinoa mixture and toss.
Most Helpful

Great recipe!! Yes, I made changes to suit our tastes, but it still turned out fantastic, which means it's a strong foundation recipe and very difficult to mess up! :-) My changes are as follows: double prepared quinoa (cooked in chicken broth), 1 cucumber seeded, 6 oz reduced fat feta, 1 tomato seeded, 1 onion. (No olives or peppers or fresh herbs.) Dressing: 3/4 c. lemon juice, 1/4 cup canola oil, 1 - 2 T of balsamic vinegar, a pinch of salt, 1 t. dried basil, 1 t. dried oregano, 1 t. minced garlic (2 fat cloves). Fantastic! Thank you for your recipe and giving me the opportunity to tinker with it for my family.

Lyssie71 January 30, 2012

I made this for a BBQ and everyone loved it. I made the salad and the dressing the night before, kept them separate overnight and mixed them together in the morning but I didn't need to - it was great the following day too!

Bijou5 June 13, 2010

One of my favorites. Better the second day once the dressing has had a chance to flavor the salad.

jerzgirl April 17, 2012

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