Mediterranean Lemon Quinoa Salad with Feta, Tomatoes, Olives and Capers
Mediterranean flavors paired with Quinoa with an added hint of lemon create a fresh tasting salad that is a fabulous addition to any meal or barbecue. Also this salad is wonderful made ahead letting the flavors marinate making a portable dish for a pot luck or picnic.
1 cup Quinoa cooked according to package instructions
juice of 1 lemon
2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely minced
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives
1 tablespoon capers, minced
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Combine lemon juice, zest, olive oil, thyme, salt and pepper. Pour over Quinoa gently tossing. Add remaining ingredients combining thoroughly. Chill over night to marinate the flavors.