Quinoa Tabbouleh Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa Tabbouleh recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa Tabbouleh using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by enishmarati

Makes 6 servings



The classic Middle Eastern salad gets an upgrade with quinoa.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Tabbouleh

1 cup dry Quinoa
0.5 tsp Salt
0.353 oz Juice
0.25 cup Olive Oil
1 cucumber (8-1/4") Cucumber
16 oz Tomatoes

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Tabbouleh

  1. Bring quinoa, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  2. Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice and garlic in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in olive oil. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper.

  3. Spread out quinoa on a large rimmed baking sheet; let cool. Transfer to a large bowl; mix in 1/4 cup dressing. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover remaining dressing and quinoa separately; chill.

  4. Add cucumber, tomatoes, herbs, and scallions to bowl with quinoa; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle remaining dressing over.

Categories

Rice, Main Dish, Side Dish, No Cook, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 163.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
165mg
7%
Potassium
74mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
24.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
83% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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