Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad with Fresh Herbs
2 cups just-boiled water from a kettle
1 rounded tsp vegan bouillon OR 1 Green Oxo
1 cup quinoa, rinsed well
4 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 small cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 pack firm smoked tofu, approximately 225g, cubed
1 small yellow pepper, chopped small
1 pack cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cucumber, diced
1 small pack of fresh parsley (any type), finely chopped
1 small pack of fresh mint, finely chopped
1. Place the hot water, bouillon/stock cube tand quinoa in a saucepan. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook for about 15-20 minutes, until tender. Add a splash more hot water if necessary. , Spread the quinoa on a baking tray to cool for 10 minutes - or use pre-cooked, chilled quinoa!
2. Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice, oil, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the cooled quinoa, tofu, yellow pepper, tomatoes, cucumber and chopped herbs. Toss well to mix everything together. Serve and eat.
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