Tomato Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Tomato Cucumber Quinoa Salad

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Today’s recipe is for a tomato cucumber quinoa salad with the flavors of traditional Bulgarian salad. It can be put together quickly and can be served as a meal or side dish. This salad is perfect for the summer, it is light and refreshing.
You’ll need about a half cup of quinoa, that needs to be cooked in advance. You can also add black olives and feta cheese to the salad if you’d like.

Tomato Cucumber Quinoa Salad


Servings: 2

Tomato Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes
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  • 1/2 cup washed quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 medium tomatoes cut into small pieces
  • 6 small persian cucumbers
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • optional: you can add dried oregano — , black olives and feta cheese to the salad


  1. In a saucepan combine butter, water and quinoa and bring o a boil. Then reduce heat to low and cover.
  2. Cook quinoa until water is absorbed, or about 20 minutes. Then fluff quinoa with a fork. Let it cool to a room temperature.
  3. In a bowl combine quinoa, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, parsley and stir to combine.
  4. Add salt, black pepper, olive oil and lemon juice and stir again.
Course: salads

Nutrition Information

Calories: 610, Fat: 38g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 1255mg, Potassium: 2067mg, Carbohydrates: 57g, Fiber: 12g, Sugar: 18g, Protein: 13g, Vitamin A: 3195%, Vitamin C: 67.6%, Calcium: 176%, Iron: 5.1%