Quinoa. Cucumbers. Tomatoes. Herbs. We'll use a combination of scallions, parsley, and mint. Dressing ingredients. Olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic (optional).
1. To make the dressing, just place the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic (optional) into a small jar. Cover it with a lid and shake well.
2. Place all of the cooked quinoa, diced cucumbers, diced tomatoes and chopped herbs into a large mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over it and mix well. Serve.
Don't be shy with the flavors. This salad is typically herbaceous, with lots of zing. Make sure you don't skimp on the herbs and lemon used, so you get the best flavor.
Serve chilled or room temperature. Make sure your ingredients are fresh from the refrigerator and that the quinoa has fully cooled before you mix everything together for best results.
Fresh herbs are a must. Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad is best which fresh, vibrant herbs. Dry ones just won't work here.
You can store any leftover Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will stay fresh for up to 2 days.
Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad is a flavorful and refreshing side dish that is packed with healthy ingredients. The quinoa gives it a different spin and also packs in lots of protein.