Colourful Quinoa Tabbouleh

    30 minutes

    For a change from the usual tabbouleh, try substituting quinoa for the bulgur. This recipe also includes tomatoes, cucumber, spring onions and mint.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 2 cups (475ml) water
    • 170g quinoa
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 3 tomatoes, diced
    • 1 cucumber, diced
    • 2 bunches spring onions, diced
    • 2 carrots, grated
    • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add quinoa and a pinch of salt. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature then fluff with a fork.
    2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, tomatoes, cucumber, spring onions, carrot and parsley.
    3. Stir in cooled quinoa and mix well.

    Flavour Tips

    This recipe is delish as it's written, but to boost flavour even more you can add one or any of the following in step 2: 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, 2 tablespoons torn fresh mint leaves, 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin.

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    Yummmm! And the flavours are even better the next day.  -  09 Dec 2010


    Very good, definitely a highlight of my summer recipe searching!!  -  25 Jan 2011


    this was great  -  09 Nov 2011