Quinoa tabbouleh
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 170g (1 cup) quinoa, rinsed
  • 375ml (1 ½ cups) water
  • 60ml (¼ cup) fresh lemon juice
  • 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil
  • 1small cucumber, peeled and finely diced (1 cup)
  • 2 tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 handful curly parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 small handful fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • ½ scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sumac
  • sea salt and fresh ground pepper
Instructions
  1. Place quinoa, water and a pinch of sea salt in a medium-sized bowl and bring to the boil on a high heat.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 10-15 minutes, until all the water is absorbed.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the cucumber, tomato, herbs, scallions and sumac.
  4. When the quinoa is done transfer to larger glass bowl and set aside to cool. Once cooled add all remaining ingredients to the bowl and thoroughly combine.
  5. Taste and add sea salt, pepper and more lemon juice as needed.
Recipe by JESSIPES - Live in a Body You LOVE at http://jessipes.co.uk/quinoa-tabbouleh/