Today we’ve prepared a quick, tasty, and healthy recipe which comes from the Far East. Get to know the delicious flavour of an Arabic herb Tabbouleh salad with quinoa which is a great source of plant-based protein. You’ll be ready with this delicious and filling lunch or dinner in a couple of minutes, and on top of that, you can also easily pack it into the lunch box, and take it anywhere with you. Let’s discover its taste together!
- 1 cup of raw quinoa
- 2 cups of water
- 2 cups of cherry tomatoes
- 1 small cucumber
- 1 Balkan cheese
- 1 cup of spring onion (the green part)
- ½ cup of chopped chives
- 2 tbsp. of virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup of lemon juice
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
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Pour water into a bigger pot, add salt, and then quinoa. Cook until quinoa soaks up all the water, and stir occasionally. While the quinoa is cooking, cut tomatoes, cucumber, and spring onion into small pieces. Mix olive oil, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of salt in a small bowl. When the quinoa is cooked, pour it into a big bowl, and add the olive mixture. Toss it well, add cut vegetables, chives, and diced Balkan cheese. Toss the mixture well again, and season it to your taste. Your Tabbouleh salad is ready to be served and enjoyed!
We hope you liked this quick recipe for a healthy Tabbouleh salad with quinoa, and that you’ll try it out soon. If you want to please your relatives as well, don’t forget to share the recipe with them.