Tabbouleh Salad Recipe with Quinoa

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Stine Mari / Ginger with Spice

Tabbouleh or tabouli is a super fresh herby salad from the Middle East. My tabbouleh recipe is chock full with flavors of mint, lemon and garlic; the quinoa fills you up and nurtures well and the cucumber and tomatoes elevates it to a super fresh salad.

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1/2 cup quinoa
3/4 cup water
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 cup cherry tomatoes
1/2 cucumber
2 scallions
1 cup parsley
1 cup mint
1 clove garlic
  • Rinse the quinoa: It's important to rinse the quinoa well before continuing with the recipe. Rinse it in boiling water.
  • Cook the quinoa: Boil water in a medium sized saucepan. Add quinoa and...
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Nutritions

Calories
124

Sodium
97mg
4% DV

Fat
7g
12% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
12g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV