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Cucumber & Quinoa Salad

Cucumber & Quinoa Salad

A great summer salad full of bright flavors and delicious protein packed quinoa
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Cooling Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 2 cups Quinoa
  • 1 qt Vegetable Broth
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 4 tbsp Lemon Juice divided
  • 1 English Cucumber chopped
  • 4 Green Onion chopped
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 cup Carrot chopped
  • ½ cup Parsley
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper


  • Add quinoa, garlic powder, half of lemon juice and vegetable broth to a sauce pan over medium heat, Cover with lid and cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat, but do not remove lid and let sit for 10 minutes more. Remove lid and fluff with fork. Let cool another 10 minutes.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a bowl and add cooled quinoa. Cover and place in refrigerator to cool for at least 1 hour. Serve or transfer to airtight container and store in refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Keyword bell peppers, carrots, cucumber, green onion, lemon, lemon juice, parsley, quinoa, summer salad
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