Quinoa Tabouli

An original recipe by Ellen Allard of Gluten Free Diva

 

Ingredients:

1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained*

1/2 cup chopped scallions

1 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

1/2 cup quartered grape tomatoes

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon minced garlic

 

*Don't skip this step. Quinoa has a bitter coating call saponins which can be rinsed off.

 

Directions:

  1.  Cook the quinoa per the directions on the package. Chill thoroughly.
  2. Add scallions, parsley, mint, and tomatoes to the quinoa. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic until blended. Add to quinoa and veggies, and mix until thoroughly combined. Chill before serving.

Serves 6-8

Find the original recipe on The Daily Dietribe. www.thedailydietribe.com