Vegan Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

I have been making my own quinoa tabbouleh salad before I even knew what a tabbouleh salad was. A traditional tabbouleh salad uses Bulgur along with parsley, mint, lemon & onion. Luckily in the world of food blogging, you can change traditional into modern and trendy. In my quinoa tabbouleh salad, the Bulgur has been replaced with quinoa and the mint has been omitted. 

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad


QUINOA Tabbouleh Salad

Whether its rice, lentils, beans or quinoa I will always use a vegetable broth over water to cook my grain, or in this case, my seed. Did you know that quinoa is actually a seed? Quinoa is grown as a grain crop and harvested for its seeds. I cook my quinoa just as though I would if it was rice; 1 cup of uncooked quinoa for 2 cups of vegetable broth. 

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad



Putting this salad together is so simple. All of the ingredients go into a bowl and you stir it up. That’s it. The possibilities to serve are endless. The addition of hummus, tzatziki, and crispy chickpeas take me away to the warm waters of the Mediterranian. 

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Try using this salad as a base for an oil free hummus dip, or all on its own as a side salad to accompany a falafel. 

 Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

I hope you love this quinoa tabbouleh salad as much as I do. It’s FRESH, CITRUSY, VERSATILE, SIMPLE, and best of all DELICIOUS. 

~Peace & Love your Plants, VeggieVannie

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad


Vegan Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Versatile parsley based salad. Bursting with flavor

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Author: vszabo
  • 1 cup Cooked & cooled quinoa
  • 1 Large bundle of parsley Chopped and stems removed
  • 1/3 cup Diced red onion
  • 5 Cherry tomatoes Cut into halfs
  • 1 Lemon Juiced
  • 1 tsp Dried coriander
  • 3 tbsp Hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp White balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Avocado or Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper adjust to your taste
  1. Cook the quinoa according to instructions and allow to cool. Add 1 cup of cooled quinoa to a large mixing bowl. 

  2. Add in the remained of the ingredients. Stir to combine. 


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