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Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

So, I like tabbouleh, but it often has too much parsley in it for my taste. Most of the time it is made with barley or couscous, so I decided to try it out with quinoa (I’m kind of on a kick lately). I also skipped the lemon juice and olive oil and went with just a bit of white wine vinegar instead.

 

Quinoa Tabbouleh
Recipe Type: Salad
Author: Cheryl Bohonyi
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • parsley, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
Instructions
  1. Combine ingredients in bowl, mix up with vinegar. Enjoy!
  2. Never cooked quinoa? It’s easy! I recommend getting it from the organic bulk food bin, rather than a box. You’ll need 2 cups of water or broth for each cup quinoa (if you are using your quinoa for multiple dishes, I recommend just using water). RINSE YOUR QUINOA! First put the grain in a sieve and rinse it well – if you don’t, it tends to have a soapy flavor. Then, place it in a pot with a tight fitting lid, with the water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes, until all the water is absorbed.

 

 

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