Adlai Tabbouleh

Adlai Tabbouleh

Adlai Tabbouleh
  • 2 cups adlai
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 to 1 1/2 lemons
  • 3 teaspoon rock salt
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cups parsley, finely chopped including stems
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half or quartered depending on size

Soak the adlai overnight to make it more bio available, meaning easier for the body to digest and to absorb the nutrients. Rinse. Cook for 30 minutes. Drain immediately and set aside.

In separate bowls, drench the cherry tomatoes and parsley in the dressing. Add a sprinkling of rock salt to the cherry tomatoes and leave to marinate.

Mix all ingredients. Marinate for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy this nutritious heritage grain fortified with the super food, parsley!

Mix one cup extra virgin olive oil, the juice of one lemon to one and a half depending on how juicy your lemons are. Add the chopped garlic and rock salt. Mix well.

Health Benefits
A heritage grain, adlai is a good source of protein, iron and dietary fiber. It is also low glycemic which means that unlike white rice, it does not get converted to sugar. Parsley is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C and anti-oxidants. Supports bone health. Anti-cancer. Cherry tomatoes are rich in lycopene which prevent disease and full of Vitamin A, Vitamin E and potassium. Garlic is anti-inflammatory, supports heart health and immune system health. Extra virgin olive oil is the least processed variety. It reduces inflammation and supports heart health and bone health.