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quinoa tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Salad
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern


This easy quinoa tabbouleh salad recipe uses quinoa in place of bulger, making this recipe gluten-free! Quinoa is also a great source of plant-based protein. Make this recipe for a quick and easy side dish! 


Units Scale
  • 1 1/2 cups dry quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced and quartered
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Bring the quinoa and water to a boil and simmer until the water is absorbed about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Once the quinoa is cooked, remove from heat and let it sit for a bit until it’s cooled.
  3. Toss the quinoa with your chopped veggies, garlic and parsley, then drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to serve it!

Keywords: Quinoa Tabbouleh