QUINOA TABBOULEH

Make this salad ahead of time so the lemon juice really has time to soak into the quinoa and vegetables, so the salad is even more delicious!
Prep:
20 minutes
Cook:
20 minutes
Serves:
4-6

Ingredients

1/2 cup quinoa

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 cucumber, halved lengthwise, deseeded, chopped

2 spring onions, chopped

3 tomatoes halved, deseeded and chopped

1 cup finely chopped flat leafed parsley

3/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves

3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

Method

Rinse quinoa well under cold running water

Put in a saucepan with 1 cup of water, season with salt and bring to the boil

Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 15 mins

Turn off the heat and stand covered, for 5 mins

Fluff up with a fork, then stir in the lemon juice and oil

Set aside to cool. Stir in the remaining ingredients then allow to stand for 30 mins before serving