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Low Calorie Quinoa Tabbouleh

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This stunning salad is crammed with body boosting nutrients, low calorie deliciousness and even packs a wicked protein punch with 10g per serving! It's also vegan friendly and fabulously gluten free - perfect as a healthy lunch on the move, a lighter midweek meal or even as a scrumptious side dish.

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Low Calorie Quinoa Tabbouleh

Prep time

5 min

Cook time

20 min






United Kingdom

Nutritional Information






  • 100g dried quinoa
  • Handful of parsley – roughly chopped
  • 300g fresh tomatoes – diced
  • 100g cucumber – diced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Zest and juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 tsp. agave
  • ½ garlic clove – crushed
  • Mixed leaves to serve


Step 1

Pop the quinoa on to bubble away according to packet instructions then cool once cooked.

Step 2

Mix together the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, agave and garlic.

Step 3

Dress a large serving plate with the mixed salad leaves.

Step 4

Mix together the quinoa, tomato and cucumber along with the salad dressing, then serve on top of the salad leaves.

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