10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
8
Number of Servings

Cucumber Quinoa Salad with homemade Lemony Italian Vinaigrette

Heart Healthy Low Sodium Vegetarian

This crisp and cool salad is made simply with all fresh ingredients and is a perfect summertime side!

Nutrition Facts

What you will need:

  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked, chilled
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, julienned or roughly chopped
  • 1/4 Cup of homemade Lemony Italian Vinaigrette

Lemony Italian Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil 
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • Pinch of black pepper

What to do:

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Place in fridge to chill. 
  2. Whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients together until well combined.
  3. Fluff quinoa with a fork. Toss cucumber, quinoa, red onion, and feta cheese together until combined. Mix in vinaigrette.
  4.  Enjoy!