Cucumber Quinoa Salad Recipe

Cucumber Quinoa Salad Recipe

How To Make Cucumber Quinoa Salad

This perfectly seasoned quinoa salad is exactly what you need for a filling lunch meal. Enjoy this with some crunchy cucumber and a tangy vinaigrette.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Cucumber Quinoa Salad:

  • 1English cucumberdiced
  • 2cupsquinoacooked and chilled
  • ½cupred oniondiced
  • ½cupfeta cheesecrumbled
  • cupfresh basil leavesjulienned or roughly-chopped

For Lemony Italian Vinaigrette:

  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 2tbspapple cider vinegaror red wine vinegar
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice
  • ½tspItalian seasoning
  • pinchsalt and black pepper

Instructions

Cucumber Quinoa Salad:

  1. Toss the cucumber, quinoa, red onion, feta cheese, and basil leaves together in a bowl until combined. Set aside.

Lemony Italian Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, salt and black pepper together in a small bowl until combined.

  2. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 2600.39kcal
  • Fat: 251.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 52.80g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 165.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 25.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.03g
  • Fiber: 8.20g
  • Sugar: 13.94g
  • Protein: 32.47g
  • Cholesterol: 133.50mg
  • Sodium: 1551.88mg
  • Calcium: 883.94mg
  • Potassium: 833.28mg
  • Iron: 7.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 256.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.05mg
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