Quinoa Cucumber Salad

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Sides
Quinoa salad

Quinoa takes a standard cucumber salad to a whole other level with this delicious recipe that combines everybody’s favorite grain with crispy cucumbers, tangy red onion, fresh mint and a homemade dressing that takes mere minutes to prepare. Whip this Quinoa Cucumber Salad recipe up and bring it to summer BBQs or enjoy it as a simple side to any of your favorite Nutrisystem meals. Either way… delicious!

One serving of this Quinoa Cucumber Salad counts as one SmartCarb, one and a half Vegetables and two and a half Extras on the Nutrisystem program. Click here to log this recipe in the NuMi app >

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Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 262

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1.5 Vegetables, 2.5 Extras


  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup chilled cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk together oil vinegar, lime juice and black pepper in a small bowl until combined.
  2. Toss salad ingredients and vinaigrette until combined.
  3. Serve immediately.
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