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Quinoa Tabouleh - *Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free


Quinoa Tabbouleh

 *Gluten-free,  Dairy-free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free

* Includes Thermomix Instructions



  • 1 cup of white quinoa (soaked overnight if not using Bolivian or Peruvian which is general pre-rinsed and ready to go) cooked in 2 cups boiling water (or see below for TM instructions)
  • Large handful fresh parsley
  • Small handful fresh mint
  • 1 large or 2 small Spanish onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 12 medium cherry tomatoes
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • A good grinding of pink Himalayan salt




  1. Cook quinoa in boiling water for 12 minutes or until all water has been absorbed . (TM – Place 1L of cold water into TM bowl. Place 200g of quinoa into TM basket and put basket in place. Steam quinoa for 20 min/Varoma/speed 2.) Fluff and stand.
  2. Chop parsley, mint, onion and garlic finely (TM – 3 secs /speed 7) and add to large bowl along with quartered cherry tomatoes (or add to TM bowl – 3 secs/ speed 4, scrape down sides of bowl)
  1. Add cooled, cooked quinoa, lemon juice, olive oil and salt.
  1. Mix well to combine (TM – 30 secs/speed 1.) and serve.