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

Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Todd Porter and Diane Cu
September 2013

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Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

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total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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

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

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

  • 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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