Quinoa Tabouleh

Quinoa is an amazing superfood that makes for a great summer salad dish when combined with traditional tabouleh ingredients. 

QUINOA TABOULEH

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Yields: 6 people

Ingredients: 

1 cup quinoa 21/4 cups water
1 cucumber, diced
1 tomato, diced
1 bunch mint, minced
1/2 bunch parsley, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt to taste

Directions: 

  1. Wash quinoa.
  2. In a pot bring water and salt to a boil and add quinoa.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 20 minutes or until grains are fluffy and water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff quinoa with a fork; cover and let sit for 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer the quinoa into a large bowl and combine all ingredients.
  6. Mix gently and add lemon juice, olive oil and salt to your taste.