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Quick Mixed Quinoa and Lemon Cucumber Salad


2 cups cooked, fluffed quinoa (cook it in broth for added flavor)
1 cup raw, diced lemon cucumber (first rub the cucumber bristles off with a towel)
1/2-1 cup heirloom tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup scallions, thinly chopped
1/2 cup basil, cut into thin ribbons
salt and pepper to taste
1T extra virgin olive oil
2T lemon juice (ideally fresh-squeezed)


  1. Combine the cooked quinoa, cucumber, tomatoes, scallions, basil, olive oil, and lemon juice.
  2. Mix until all ingredients are fully integrated.
  3. Add salt and pepper, mix again and taste. Adjust seasoning if needed.

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