Speedy Falafel And Black Rice Tabouli Bowl Recipe

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0:25 Prep 4 Servings Easy

Taste Magazine

If you’re in a bit of a rush but don’t want to compromise on flavour, this super quick and easy falafel and black rice vegetarian tabouli bowl should be on your menu.


250g packet microwave black rice
1 small lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
Large pinch brown sugar
2 bunches fresh mint, leaves picked
1 bunch fresh continental parsley, leaves picked
2 truss tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
150g (1 cup) baby peas, blanched
225g packet fresh falafel
200g carton hummus
Ground cumin, to serve
Mixed nuts and seeds, toasted, to serve (optional)


Step 1 Cook the rice following packet directions. Transfer to a large bowl. Set aside.

Step 2 Whisk the juice, oil, garlic and sugar in a bowl. Season. Reserve a few small mint sprigs. Chop the parsley and remaining mint. Add the mint, parsley, tomato, onion and peas to the rice. Pour over the lemon dressing. Toss to combine. Divide among serving bowls.

Step 3 Heat the falafel following packet directions. Serve tabouli topped with falafel, hummus and reserved mint sprigs. Sprinkle with cumin and nuts and seeds, if using.

happy cooking.

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