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Healthy and Nutritious Quinoa Tabouli Recipe

This easy and delicious Quinoa Tabouli recipe gives the traditional version a nutritional twist without sacrificing the incredible fresh flavor.
Course Entree, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 192kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped mint
  • 1 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper chili flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to directions.
  • Meanwhile, mix cucumber, tomato, scallions, mint, parsley, garlic, cumin, and red pepper flakes together.
  • After quinoa has cooled, add it to salad mix.
  • Add lemon juice and olive oil. Mix well.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Best if refrigerated for one hour before serving to allow flavors to build.

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 333mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1180IU | Vitamin C: 24.7mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.5mg