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Quinoa Tabbouleh

  • 10 to 15 minutes
  • 7 to 10 minutes
  • 4
Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa is a protein-rich grain that is cooked like rice in boiling salted water. It is sold in most health food stores.


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • boiling salted water
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ cup chopped fresh mint
  • 200 grams cherry tomatoes, halved (or use 1/2 cup chopped semi-dried tomatoes)
  • ½ cup currants
  • ½ cup toasted pinenuts
  • 1 tblsp minced fresh garlic
  • about ½ cup vinaigrette


  1. Cook the quinoa in the boiling salted for about 7 minutes. Remove from the heat and stand 5 minutes before draining in a colander. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  2. In a bowl mix together the quinoa, red onion, parsley, mint, tomatoes, currants, pinenuts, garlic and vinaigrette. Season with salt and pepper.

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