Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad*

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, dry (rinsed per package instructions)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 bunch fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1⁄2 cucumber, diced
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • Dressing
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • dash black pepper
  • * meets Diabetes guidelines

Preparation

  1. Add quinoa and water to a pot, bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low and simmer 10-15 minutes.
  2. While quinoa is cooking, prep parsley, mint, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and green onion.
  3. When quinoa is finished cooking, spread it out on a large plate to cool.
  4. In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk until blended.
  5. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and dressing together, toss to mix.

Categories

  • Salad
  • Side Dish
  • Grain
  • Plant-Based Protein
  • Vegan
  • Diabetes
  • MHealthy

Nutrition Information

Serving Size
1 1/2 Cups
Serves
4
Calories
238.00
Total Fat (g)
10.00
Saturated Fat (g)
1.00
Sodium (mg)
315.00
Total Carbohydrates (g)
32.00
Dietary Fiber (g)
5.00
Protein (g)
7.00