Quinoa Tabouli

Excellent source of: iron, magnesium, selenium, potassium, phosphorous, zinc and other minerals. Good source of vitamin B complex and fiber. Quinoa is one of the two only grains that are complete protein.
Yield: 12 (1 cup) servings
Prep time: 40 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients

  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 sm. onion, diced
  • 2 T Wholearth Spice blend of choice
  • 2 cups quinoa, rinsed under cool water for 30 seconds
  • 3 ½ cups vegetable broth or water
  • 2 small cucumber, diced
  • 4 small tomato, diced
  • 2 bu. parsley, chopped
  • 1 bu. mint, chopped
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Heat olive oil to smoking point.
  2. Sauté onions and garlic until translucent.
  3. Add rinsed quinoa and sauté until lightly coated with oil.
  4. Add spice blend of choice.
  5. Add vegetable broth or water and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Bring quinoa up to boil, cover with tight fitting lid, turn down to simmer.
  7. Cook for 15 minutes; remove from heat, let stand to cool for 30 minutes.
  8. Add all other ingredients and let stand in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  9. Plate and serve.