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Recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh (Gluten-free)

Gluten-free quinoa stars in tasty tabbouleh

Introduce healthy quinoa into your gluten-free diet with this tasty tabbouleh. This ancient Aztec grainlike seed is packed with protein and has a nutty flavor. Be sure to buy it pre-rinsed or rinse it first to prevent a bitter flavor.


1 ½ cups cooked quinoa
2 cups seeded and diced tomatoes
1 cup diced seeded cucumber
1 cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
½ cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1 large garlic clove, chopped
Juice of 1 fresh lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon black pepper


1. Combine quinoa, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, onion, mint, garlic and black pepper.
2. Mix lemon juice, olive oil and add to tabbouleh.
3. Toss until well mixed.

Nutrition information

Makes 6 servings

Calories: 131
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 17.5 g
Fat: 5.5 g
Saturated fat: 0.7 g
Dietary fiber: 3 g
Sodium: 144 mg
Calcium: 75.6 mg

Tags: gluten, gluten-free, Recipes
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  • Vikki Sorenson-Perpinan

    I have been making this all summer and have had some problems with the quinoa being too wet. Well someone suggested I sprout the quinoa, jackpot! It worked great and was really tasty…My new favorite salad