© Todd Porter & Diane Cu
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Total Time
30 MIN
Yield
Serves : 4

Light, bright and refreshing, make this your go-to quinoa salad recipe for summer and picnic gatherings. Slideshow: Quinoa Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

Combine the quinoa, water and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring the water to a boil, and after the water begins to boil, reduce the heat to low and cover the pan.

Step 2    

Gently simmer, covered, for 15 minutes (there may still be some water not yet absorbed). Remove from heat.

Step 3    

Keeping the pan covered, let it stand for 5 minutes, or until the remaining water is absorbed.

Step 4    

Keeping the pan covered, let it stand for 5 minutes, or until the remaining water is absorbed.

Step 5    

In a large bowl toss together the cooked quinoa, cucumber, mint, and yogurt. Season with salt and pepper. Chill and serve.

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