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5 from 5 votes

Cucumber Dill Quinoa Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Servings: 4


  • 2 c quinoa cooked as directed and cooled to room temperature
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 c red onion finely diced
  • 1 medium English cucumber
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 1/2 c chopped walnuts
  • 1 large handful fresh dill chopped
  • Sea salt and cracked pepper to taste


  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine quinoa, pepper, cucumber, and onion.
  • Stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl, juice lemon and add garlic and olive oil. Whisk to combine.
  • Pour mixture over salad and stir to coat evenly.
  • Add walnuts and dill and fold in.
  • Chill for 15-20 minutes. Add sea salt and pepper to taste.


Low on time? You can often find pre-cooked frozen quinoa at the grocery now! When you are in a pinch, it helps!