Quinoa and Cucumber Salad

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Recipe by katie in the UP

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

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