Quinoa With Tomato, Cucumbers, Feta, and Mint

10 Sep

Another recipe to use up fresh box veggies! Every week along with our veggies we get a packet of recipes to go along with the veggies for that week! This recipe was in the packet. Yum! This was delicious. The original called for Israeli couscous which I was out of so quinoa it was yum yum yum!!
Served this with some mini meatloafs. Forgot to add the cheddar in the meatloafs this time and didn’t even notice!

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Quinoa With Tomato, Cucumbers, Feta, and Mint
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INGREDIENTS

Kosher salt
1 cup Quinoa
2 cups cucumber, peeled and finely diced
1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice; more as needed
1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
Freshly ground black pepper
1 cup small-diced feta cheese

DIRECTIONS

Cook quinoa according to directions.
Pour the quinoa into a large mixing bowl. Stir in the cucumber, tomatoes, and mint.
In a small bowl, mix the oil, lemon juice and zest, 3/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Stir in the feta. Add the feta mixture to the couscous, season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice, and mix well. Transfer to a serving bowl.

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