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Quinoa Salad with Pistachios and Pomegrantes

5 Comments 26 September 2012

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This recipe is back by popular demand. Its a gourmet winner for a Rosh Hashanah lunch or Sukkot.

by Kady Harari -Kady Harari lives in Jerusalem with her husband Joey. She’s a food enthusiast, enjoys shopping at the local shuk (at times up to 3 times a day!) and teaches  “Traditional Syrian Cooking” to seminary girls studying  in Israel in a post high school program. She also owns the most magnificent upscale Jewelry and gift shop in Jerusalem. www.yigaljewelers.com

When our family visited Israel for a bar-mitzvah recently, Kady had catered a  delicious Shabbat sebet. (Did we mention that she also caters parties in Jerusalem???) We all raved over her quinoa salad . Something about the combo of pistachio nuts, lemon, and pomegrante seeds kept us eating until the whole taboule was wiped out!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe- Kady!

Quinoa Taboule

 

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained well
  • 2 cups water
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp oil
  • bunch of parsley chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup shelled raw pistachio
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 1 pomegranate, peeled
  • optional- 2 tblsp.  pomegranate syrup
  • lemon
  • olive oil
  • salt
Heat the oil in a small pot, add quinoa and dry roast for 5 minutes. Add water and salt, bring to a boil, lower flame, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork and cool
Place the quinoa in a bowl and add the parsley, pistachio, onion and pomegranate seeds. Mix. Add the seasonings and mix well to incorporate the flavors. Enjoy!
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5 Comments so far

  1. Shana Katzman says:

    I am the Program Co-ordinator for the Netanya Emunah English speaking Group and would like to speak to Kady Harari re doing a Food Demo. for our group.
    Please can she contact me on

    09 8339985
    or
    shafig@zahav.net.il
    Many Thanks
    Shana Katzman

  2. marlenem says:

    thanks for the great comments!

  3. Houston Ima says:

    This salad is a hit every time I make it, and I’ve made it several times since the original posting. Guests ask for the recipe and it really couldn’t be easier. I substitute cilantro for the parsley and it’s just divine! Thank you!

  4. Lisa S says:

    I made this salad on rosh hashana. It was absolutly incredible! I could have eaten entire bowl myself! everyone loved it


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