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Recipe by Dr. Joanne Mumola Williams

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Sonoma County, CA. ~ Se- lecting quinoa instead of bul- gur, which is traditionally used

in tabbouleh recipes,

allows this dish to be gluten free. Here’s a recipe with the

of cooking the

in your In-

stant Pot or on the stovetop. I use a combination of hemp and olive oil in the dressing in order to increase the omega-3 content but you can make the dressing with all olive oil if you desire.

INGREDIENTS: For the dressing

¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tablespoons cold-pressed hemp oil

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 clove garlic, pressed ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste

For the tabbouleh 1 cup quinoa

1½ to 2 cups water

1 cup diced heirloom tomato 1 cup peeled and diced cucumber

¼ cup minced red onion 1 cup chopped curly-leaf parsley

option ¼ cup chopped fresh mint quinoa

DIRECTIONS: Make the dressing: Mix the lemon juice, oils, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and set aside. Make the tabbouleh: Place the quinoa in the Instant Pot with 1½ cups of water and salt. Secure the lid making sure the top vent is closed. Press the “Manual” button and set for 5 minutes at high pres- sure. When done, let the pres- sure release naturally and re- move the lid carefully and stir until fluffy. Let cool to room temperature. (To cook quinoa on the stovetop, combine the quinoa and 2 cups water in a 2-quart saucepan and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook un- til all the water is absorbed, about 18 to 20 minutes. Re-

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move from the heat, remove cover, stir until fluffy and let cool to room temperature.) Place the tomato, cucumber, red onion, parsley, and mint in a medium bowl. Stir in the quinoa. Pour the dressing over the mixture, toss well, and serve.

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Nutrition: Per serving: 183 calories, 8 g total fat, 0.9 g saturated fat, 778 mg omega-3 and 3,769 mg omega-6 fatty acids, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 g protein, 23 g carbohydrates, 3 g dietary fi- ber, and 107 mg sodium.

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