Quinoa Tabouleh

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes
Serves: 6

Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa
2 ¼ cups water
1 cucumber
1 tomato
1 bunch mint
½ bunch parsley
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Wash quinoa and add to boiling water with a pinch of salt
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 20 minutes or until grains are fluffy and water is absorbed
  3. Fluff with fork, cover and let sit for 10 minutes
  4. Prepare veggies while quinoa is cooking – slice and dice the cucumber & tomato, mince the mint and parsley.
  5. Transfer quinoa into a large bowl and combine all ingredients.
  6. Mix gently and taste, adjusting the lemon juice, olive oil, and salt to your taste.
  7. Enjoy!
* Recipe from “Integrative Nutrition” by Joshua Rosenthal
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