Roasted Beet + Tabbouleh Salad with Balsamic

This salad is so easy to throw together that I’m almost embarrassed to call this a recipe.  But it is so delightful I had to share it with you!Roasted Beets + Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with Balsamic | Hugs ‘n KitchenI know the name is a mouthful, but I had a hard time creating a name that represented the major ingredients in this dish.  The combination was inspired by a local vegan cafe, and creates an utterly delicious mix of flavors.

Roasted Beets + Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with Balsamic | Hugs ‘n KitchenThis salad is super healthy, insanely yummy, plus it’s vegetarian and vegan!  It’s packed full of healthful and tasty ingredients:

  • roasted beets
  • quinoa tabbouleh
  • sliced heirloom tomatoes
  • chickpeas (or you could substitute a big scoop of hummus!)
  • sunflower seeds
  • mixed greens
  • balsamic drizzle

The quinoa tabbouleh really makes this dish.  I posted the recipe years ago, and it desperately needs to be re-photographed, but the flavors are there and OH BOY are they epic.  Roasted Beets + Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with Balsamic | Hugs ‘n KitchenYou can prepare all of the ingredients first and then throw everything together when you’re ready to eat.  Healthy and delicious lunch cravings, solved!Roasted Beets + Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with Balsamic | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

Roasted Beets + Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad with Balsamic

  • Total Time: 25 minutes (including quinoa tabbouleh salad prep time)
  • YIELDS 1 salad

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa tabbouleh salad.  (The quantities in this recipe will make enough for four servings.)
  2. Meanwhile, arrange the rest of your salad ingredients on a plate.
  3. Once the quinoa tabbouleh salad is finished, add a healthy scoop to your salad.
  4. Drizzle with balsamic glaze.