Vegetarian Recipe Corner – Quinoa Tabbouleh

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Vegetarian Recipe Corner – Quinoa TabboulehThis week, if you like Quinoa Tabbouleh, you’ll be in for a treat. Try this vegetarian alternative and lower your intake of cholesterol, calories and trans fats. Let us know how you like it or better yet, post your finished photo on our Facebook page

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups water
1 cup quinoa
1 pinch salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tomatoes, diced
1 cucumber, diced
2 bunches green onions, diced
2 carrots, grated
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
DIRECTIONS:
1. In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add quinoa and a pinch of salt. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature; fluff with a fork.
2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, carrots and parsley. Stir in cooled quinoa.