Quinoa, Tomato, Cucumber and Feta Salad with Fresh Herbs

Quinoa, Tomato, Cucumber and Feta Salad with Fresh Herbs  This dish is great for summer…and probably a nice, healthy change of pace from all the BBQ and pizza you’re consuming this summer!


  • 2-3 cups cooked quinoa – Cook quinoa as directed on package (although I suggest substituting the water for chicken stock for optimal flavor) and let slightly cool
  • ½ cucumber, cubed
  • 1 large tomato, cubed
  • Juice of 1 small lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 T fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 c Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 c Pecorino romano
  • ¼ to ½ c crumbled feta (optional)

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