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GLUTEN-FREE QUINOA TABBOULEH
Tabbouleh is a traditional Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur wheat, tomatoes, cucumbers, mint, parsley and seasoned with olive oil and lemon juice. Quinoa Tabbouleh is a great gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat tabbouleh. It's quick and easy to prepare and packed with nutrients. It is typically served as a salad, appetizer, or side dish.
This Lebanese-Inspired Quinoa Tabbouleh recipe is a fresh spin on the traditional tabbouleh salad. It’s filling, tasty, and full of the best ingredients like cucumbers, bell peppers, tomatoes, and fresh mint. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make this authentic dish at home!
What makes this dish even better is the healthy swap — quinoa! Quinoa is a popular superfood. You can use it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It will fill you up and provide your body all the necessary nutrients it needs to peform at your best. Quinoa is high in protein and fiber; it contains all nine essential amino acids, making it a complete protein.
WHAT YOU NEED
- 1 cup (170g) quinoa
- 2 medium tomatoes, finely diced
- 1 small cucumber, finely diced
- 1 bell pepper, finely diced
- 1 red onion, finely diced
- ⅔ cup (15g) parsley, chopped
- ⅔ cup (15g) mint, chopped
- juice of 2 limes
- 2 tbsp. olive oil