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Colorful Quinoa Salad

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A quick and easy quinoa salad that's always a hit at any table.

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  • 4-6 ServingsServings


  • 1 cup raw quinoa
  • 2 peppers any color, sweet is best
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon parsley


Cook quinoa according to instructions. Most quinoa cook 2 parts liquid to one part quinoa (2 cups water to one cup quinoa for example). Bring water to a boil, pour quinoa into saucepan, return to a boil, cover and let cook for 10-15 minutes until all the water is absorbed.

Cool quinoa while chopping peppers and cucumber into 1/4 inch squares.

When the quinoa is cooled, mix liquid, peppers, cucumber and parsley.

This holds for about 1-3 days and is best served cool.