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Cucumber-Feta Quinoa Salad

Cucumber Quinoa Salad with Feta

  • Author: Erin Alderson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad

Description

An easy and fresh summer quinoa salad using cucumbers, spinach, and a tangy dressing. 


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Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber (1/2″ diced)
  • 4 scallions (minced)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 ounces feta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon champagne vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped baby spinach

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the diced cucumber, scallion, quinoa, and feta.
  2. In a jar with a lid, shake together olive oil, vinegar, and salt. Pour over quinoa, mix well, and let sit until ready to serve.
  3. Toss with spinach just before serving.

Notes

Tips & Tricks: If the cucumber has a tough skin, be sure to peel it before using. Also, this recipe is best with fresh, crisp cucumbers as they really provide the texture. 

Stock up: get the pantry ingredients you will need: quinoa, cucumbers, parsley

Nutrition: see the information.

 


Nutrition

  • Calories: 341
  • Sugar: 4.8
  • Sodium: 588
  • Fat: 21.6
  • Carbohydrates: 28.5
  • Fiber: 4.6
  • Protein: 10.3
  • Cholesterol: 25.2