Quinoa Salad with Watermelon, Feta, and Basil


1 c. quinoa, rinsed

3 c. watermelon, cubed

1/2 feta cheese, crumbled

1/4 c. basil, chopped

1/2 c. sliced almonds

5 tbsp. olive oil

1/4 c. fresh lemon juice

2 tsp. shallot, minced

1 1/2 tsp. honey

Cook quinoa according to package directions.  Let cool to room temperature.

Meanwhile, combine watermelon, feta, basil, and almonds in a large bowl.

Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, shallot, and honey in a small bowl.  

Add quinoa to bowl with watermelon, pour dressing over, and stir to combine.  Serve immediately or chill and serve cold.