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    Quinoa and Cucumber Salad

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    katie in the UP's Note:

    In search of ways to eat healthier, I came across this recipe in Everyday Food Jan/Feb edition. This recipe provides a complete protein meal, but knowing my DH meat will have to be served with it!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a med saucepan, bring quinoa and 1 cup salted water to a boil.
    2. 2
      Reduce to a simmer; cover and cook until water has been absorbed and quinoa is tender, 11 to 13 minutes.
    3. 3
      Transfer to a med bowl, and cool to room temperature.
    4. 4
      To quinoa, add vinegar, oil, cucumber, scallions and parsley; season to taste with salt and pepper, toss to combine.
    5. 5
      This can be served both room temp or chilled.

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    Nutritional Facts for Quinoa and Cucumber Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (106 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 199.3
     
    Calories from Fat 53
    26%
    Total Fat 5.9 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 13.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.7 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 6.1 g
    12%

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