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Easy Quinoa Recipe

Easy Quinoa Recipe

Quinoa is a super food that not only tastes great, but is packed with protein and only takes 20 minutes to cook, making it a great addition to your diet! Here is an easy quinoa recipe that makes for a great energy boosting lunch time meal:

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Ingredients

1 3/4 cups water

1 cup uncooked quinoa

1/2 cup chopped tomato

1/4 cup chopped cucumber

1/2 cup chopped parsley

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons minced fresh onion

2 tablespoons chopped green onions

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Combine water and quinoa in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in tomato and remaining ingredients. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Serve either at chilled or room temperature.

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