Author Notes: A fresh, healthy salad made with quinoa, canned smoked tuna slices, cherry tomatoes & feta cheese —A Splash of Vanilla
milliliters lemon juice
tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
tablespoons Greek yoghurt
teaspoon lemon zest, finely grated
teaspoon honey, agave syrup or brown rice syrup
Sea salt & black pepper, to taste
cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
ounces can smoked tuna slices in oil, drained and flaked
ounces coloured cherry tomatoes, halved
handful Handful Continental parsley, basil, spring onions, chopped
ounces reduced fat feta cheese, cubed
- For dressing: Add all ingredients to a glass jar and shake to combine. Set aside.
- Add 1/3 cup of quinoa and 2/3 cup of water to a small saucepan and bring just to the boil on high heat, covered. Once boiling, turn down to low and continue to simmer covered, for around 15 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed. Remove saucepan from the heat and fluff quinoa with a fork then set aside to cool a bit.
- Add the quinoa, tuna, cherry tomatoes, radish and herbs to two plates and crumble over the feta cheese. Drizzle over the dressing and season further if you like.