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Quinoa Tabouli

With more than double the amount of protein than most standard grains, quinoa is quickly becoming a staple grain in many meals. Try this great Quinoa Tabouli recipe below and we’re sure you’ll be hooked too! 

Preparation time: 5 minutes  | Cooking time: 15 minutes  | Serves: 4 people

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 2tbsp fresh mint
  • 1 ½ cups parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup spring onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  1. Place quinoa in a colander and rinse several time rubbing the grains together to remove the bitter outer layer.
  2. Place 2 cups of water and quinoa into a saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until all water has been absorbed. Remove from heat and leave to one side to cool.
  3. Cut the tomatoes into small squares. Thinly slice the spring onions and finely chop up the parsley. Place tomatoes, onion and parsley in a bowl. Add lemon juice, olive oil and fresh chopped mint.
  4. Stir in quinoa and add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Enjoy! 

 

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