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Fonio Greek Salad

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October 8, 2020 by Max Baroni

All the elements of your favorite Greek salad, just add fonio! This crunchy, fresh crowd-pleaser is loaded with cucumber, tomato, fonio, and a delicious homemade Greek dressing.


Serves 4 people
    For the Dressing
    • garlic clove, smashed
    • tablespoon dried oregano
    • teaspoon dijon mustard
    • tablespoon red wine vinegar
    • large lemon, juiced
    • tablespoons olive oil
    • salt + pepper
      For the Salad
      • large cucumber, roughly chopped
      • pint cherry tomatoes, halved
      • ½  cup crumbled feta
      • ½  cup black olives, pitted and halved
      • ½  medium red onion, sliced
      • cup Yolélé fonio, cooked and cooled according to package


      • 01 .   For the Dressing

        Add garlic, oregano, mustard, red wine vinegar, lemon juice and lemon zest to a bowl and whisk together until fully incorporated.

      • 02 .  

        Once incorporated add olive oil slowly at first and whisk until all the oil is emulsified, make sure to add little by little. Finish off by adding salt + pepper and set aside.

      • 03 .   For the Salad

        Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix until all the ingredients are nicely incorporated, set aside.

      • 04 .  

        Add dressing to the salad bowl a little at a time and mix until ingredients are coated evenly in dressing.


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