Tasty Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Recipe Video

We will make Quinoa Tabbouleh salad, a healthy salad. Gives you more protein and nournishment that you need in a meal. Quinao is the main ingredient. You can use other grain if you wish.

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy++
Servings4Cuisine
CourseMethod
DishVegetarian

Ingredients

 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Quinoa1 Cup (16 tbs) (uncooked)
 Vegetable broth2 Cup (32 tbs) (/ enough to cook the quinoa)
 Cucumber1 Cup (16 tbs), diced (deseeded)
 Tomato1 Cup (16 tbs), diced (deseeded)
 Chives2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
 Green onion stalks3 Medium, chopped
 Parsely1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon2 Medium, juiced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 433 Calories from Fat 266

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.2%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 355.3 mg14.8%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.2%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 8 g16.1%

Vitamin A 55.4% Vitamin C 109.2%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 23.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cook the quinoa in vegetable broth. 1 cup uncooked grains give 2 cups cooked quinoa.
2. Deseed and dice the cucumber and tomatoes.
3. Clean the onions and chop them.
4. Finely chop the parsely and chives.
5. Squeeze the juice out of 2 lemons.

MAKING
6. In a large mixing bowl, take the cooked quinoa.
7. Add diced cucumber, tomatoes, chives, green onions, parsely to it and mix well after adding each ingredient.
8. Pour the olive oil over it and mix well to combine.
9. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix well, so that all the ingredients are combined.

SERVING
10. This can be served in a bowl with salads or bread or eaten just like that.

TIPS
The quinoa can be cooked in water also.

It is always better to make this salad at least 3-4 hours in advance and refrigerate it so that all the flavors can sink in. The longer it stands the better it tastes.But it can be eaten fresh and warm as soon as the quinoa is cooked also.

Editors Review

Want to join the brigade of healthy eating? You can count on EJ to prepare a quick salad that is also high on nutrition. Follow her novel ways of making quinoa tabbouleh salad which has the goodness of raw ingredients. It is delicious and time friendly as well.
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