Keto Quinoa Salad with Cucumber and Dried Fruits

Keto Quinoa Salad with Cucumber and Dried Fruits
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What Started it all:
Quinoa, Cucumber, dried fruits (raisins, skillet

This Keto Quinoa Salad with Cucumber and Dried Fruits is a refreshing and satisfying dish that’s perfect for a light lunch or as a side for dinner. With fresh ingredients and a comforting flavor, it’s sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 Cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup mixed dried fruits (such as raisins, cranberries, or apricots)
  • 1 skillet

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer under cold water.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, toast the quinoa until it's fragrant and slightly golden.
  3. Add 2 cups of water to the skillet and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the quinoa is fluffy and the water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and let it cool to room temperature.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, diced cucumber, and mixed dried fruits.
  6. Toss gently to combine all the ingredients.
  7. Serve the salad chilled or at room temperature.

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