Quinoa Tabouli

I feel that this simple recipe ticks a lot of boxes that I feel matter.

Easy. Tasty. Versatile. Convenient.

You could simply make the base and use it with any any protein you choose (eggs, fish, meat, cheese, beans) or make it the hero of your meal. You could for instance use it for dinner with one protein option and switch that up for the leftovers at lunch. Explore what suits you best. That is after all the core of a healthy and supportive relationship to food.

This recipe makes one serving +/- as needed and is very much not the only amount to eat. You'll find out what you need by exploring it.

Quinoa Tabouli
 
Prep time
Total time
 
yield: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 medium cucumber, finely diced
  • ¼ medium red onion, finely diced
  • ¼ cup parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves, chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl
  2. Mix well
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and season to taste
  4. Should you wish to use as leftovers, consider dressing and seasoning to serve
Notes
The #1 key to prep is to chop the ingredients finely, it makes a difference!

Can serve alongside any protein - eggs, meat, fish, beans, cheese
Can add legumes - i.e. lentils, cannellini beans
Can add fetta or grilled haloumi
Can add avocado
Delicious with felafels and hummus too

 

You might also like….

Chicken Caesar Salad

Chicken Caesar Salad

This recipe has a whole lot going on for it. And like pretty much all of my recipes, invites you to make it your own. To customise and tweak. Because surprise, surprise, we all need/like/prefer different things and that's perfectly OK! Years gone by, this salad would...

Self-care during COVID-19

Self-care during COVID-19

To date, I've not discussed this current, and unprecedented situation that we're in. And for good reason. I'm not interested in adding to the hysteria, panic, misinformation and BS regarding COVID-19, the Coronavirus. It's possible that dependant on your individual...

What is Diet Culture?

What is Diet Culture?

Have you wondered this? And also wondered why it matters to you? Diet culture is not something I really knew about until 2019. If you're similar and wondering what the hell, you're not alone. Here's what you need to know. Diet culture says there is one standard form...

WP Feedback

Dive straight into the feedback!
Login below and you can start commenting using your own user instantly

You have Successfully Subscribed!