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Foodie Friday! Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli from The Great Life Cookbook

This recipe feeds a crowd but can easily be scaled down for a smaller family or bring it to the office to show everyone how delicious gluten-free vegan food is!  I was blown away by it at the macro vegan dinner in August!

Quinoa Tabouli

5 cups quinoa

10 cups water
2 bunches red radishes
1/2 cup olive oil (optional)
1 large bunch mint leave, finely chopped (~1/2 cup)
6 lemons, juiced (~1 cup)
1 tsp. sea salt
3 Tbl. umeboshi plum vinegar
6 Tbl. raw pine nuts
6 medium cucumbers, peeled and diced small
1/2 bunches fresh parsley, finely chopped (~3 cups loosely packed)

1.Rinse quinoa and strain.  Add water.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for     20-25     minutes.     Allow to cool.

2.  Prepare radishes.  Finely dice, quickly blanch and cool.

3.  Mix olive oil, mint, lemon juice, salt and vinegar.  Add this mixture to the quinoa. 

4.  Toast pine nuts in a small skillet on a low flame for a few minutes, stirring frequently. 

5.  Fold in blanched radishes, cucumbers, pine nuts and parsley. 

6.  Serve chilled.