Fresh parsley, mint, and lemon juice are the bright flavors that make this Lebanese dish so popular. Quinoa cooks quickly, is easy to digest, high in fiber and protein—and delicious.
1 cup quinoa, cooked
1 green onion, minced
1 and 1/4 cup minced parsley
1/2 cup fresh mint, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
White pepper to taste.
Pre-cook quinoa by following instructions on the package. It’s very simple and takes only minutes to prepare. Combine all ingredients and chill.
(Recipe courtesy Daniella Chace, MS, CN)