Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad
Try this amazing back of the package recipe next time you want a fresh side dish that is easy to make. This comes from Simply Nature Organic Quinoa: Super Grain of the Andes. It’s easy to make, has good protein and is low on the glycemic index.
Ingredients 1 cup organic quinoa 2 cups water 1 cup peeled and diced cucumber 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup chopped parsley ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese (or more) 2 Tbsp. Kalamata olives 1 Tbsp. chopped mint 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/8 tsp. salt
You may need to rinse the quinoa (check your bag/brand).
Combine ½ cup quinoa with 2 cup of water in a pot. Bring to boil
Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes
Turn off heat and let sit, covered for 5 minutes.
Chill quinoa (or cool slightly for room temp version)
While quinoa chills or cools, in a bowl combine ingredients from cucumber to mint.
Combine olive oil and lemon juice
Add quinoa to the other ingredients
Toss with olive oil and lemon and salt.
Nutrition Information per serving: Cal: 377, Carbs 58g, Fat 13g, Protein 9g, Fiber 5g, Sugar 3g