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Crunchy Quinoa & Cucumber Salad

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8 servings, 3/4 cup each

This hearty salad gets its nutty flavor from quinoa, its crunch from chopped cucumbers and red peppers and its terrific aroma from the fresh basil.

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Make It

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  • Bring quinoa and broth to boil in medium saucepan; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min. or until broth is absorbed. Cool.
  • Mix quinoa with remaining ingredients just before serving.

Make Ahead

This delicious salad can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.


  • 8 servings, 3/4 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The colorful red pepper adds flavor, crunch and an excellent source of vitamin C to this easy-to-make side dish. And as a bonus, the white beans provide fiber.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 3/4 cup each
Calories 190
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 580mg
Carbohydrate 28g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 45 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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