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Quinoa, Cucumber & Mint Salad

Servings: 4


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup cucumber quartered and sliced
  • 3-4 green onions sliced
  • 1/3 cup packed fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Add water quinoa and salt to pot, bring to a boil. Reduce, cover and simmer until water has been absorbed and quinoa tender (about 12-15 minutes). Scoop into a bowl and set aside to cool.
  • In a cup, or small bowl whisk together vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Pour it on quinoa and add cucumber, green onions, parsley & mint. Mix well. Adjust seasonings as needed. Pairs nicely with grilled meat.