Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Quinoa Tabbouleh

This recipe is another one using the fabulous grain, called quinoa.  Tabbouleh is a dish from the Middle East and has recently become very popular. It is a dish made of corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, and green onions.  It is often seasoned with lemon juice, salt, and olive oil.  This dish is great cold and hot. This delicious is a great one to make! Enjoy!

Quinoa Tabbouleh
2 cups water
1 cup quinoa
1 pinch salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tomatoes, diced
1 cucumber, diced
2 bunches green onions, diced
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped

  1. In a saucepan bring 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; fluff with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions,  and parsley. Stir in cooled quinoa. 

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