Quinoa Cucumber Salad


Monday, August 1st 2011, 11:34 am
By: News 9


Quinoa Cucumber Salad

Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa, uncooked
1 large or 2 small cucumbers, peeled & cubed
1/2 Cup cider or white vinegar
½ cup grape tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
½ cup feta cheese crumbled (if desired)
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions:

Cook 1 cup of quinoa as directed on package. Substitute vegetable or chicken broth for the appropriate amount of water to give the quinoa more flavor.

Toss cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, salt and pepper with vinegar. Set aside to marinate for at least 5 minutes. When quinoa is cooked, toss cucumber-vinegar mixture with quinoa. Gently stir in feta and serve immediately.