Fast & Easy Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Fast & easy cucumber quinoa salad


Servings: 4



  • 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber, peeled, deseeded, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ tbs lemon juice
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Red Kellys Basil & Garlic Dressing (add more if desired)



Step 1:

Place quinoa and 1 1/2 cups cold water in a saucepan over high heat. Cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until water has absorbed. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.

*You can leave quinoa to steam some more in saucepan depending on how you like its consistency.


Step 2:

In a screw-top jar, combine olive oil, lemon juice and Red Kellys Basil & Garlic Dressing. Secure lid and shake to combine. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.


Step 3:

Add parsley, cucumber and dressing to quinoa. Toss to combine. Serve immediately. Enjoy!