Perfect Picnic Recipes: Grape & Quinoa Tabbouleh Wrap

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This is the fourth post in our recipe series for the month of April, perfect picnic recipes from Kelsi Windmiller!

Tabbouleh salads are a favorite of mine, and they are perfect to wrap up in a tortilla and take out for a picnic. Today I would like to share my recipe variation with you – there is a good amount of chopping involved, but it is a very simple recipe. Be sure to use quality ingredients! Generally, tabbouleh is made with fresh herbs and a grain. Fresh herbs really make this recipe stand out – you will never want to use dried oregano again! The sliced grapes add a burst of sweetness and the quinoa and chickpeas make it hearty enough for a meal.

grape and quinoa tabbouleh wrap

Grape & Quinoa Tabbouleh Wrap

Whole Wheat Tortillas

1 1/2c Cooked Quinoa

1c Grapes Sliced in Half

1c Cooked Chickpeas

1/8c Chopped Mint

1/8c Chopped Fresh Oregano

1/2c Chopped Parsley

1/8c Diced Red Onion (optional)

1/4c Feta Cheese

Juice from 1 Lemon

2tbsp Olive Oil

Salt and Pepper to Taste

grape and quinoa tabbouleh wrap

Let your chickpeas and quinoa cool to room temperature before you begin mixing the tabbouleh. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, chickpeas, grapes, onion, mint, oregano, parsley, and crumbled feta cheese. Toss the salad with the lemon juice and olive oil. Have a taste to see if you need to add salt (sometimes feta eliminates the need for it). Roll the tabbouleh in tortillas, just like you would a burrito. Place the wraps in a hot skillet and press down for a few minutes on each side to toast and seal the tortilla. Wrap in parchment and take it on a picnic. Enjoy!

grape and quinoa tabbouleh wrap

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DIYEARTE - DIY -April 28, 2013, 8:41AM

It looks delicious!!! :P

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Megan -April 28, 2013, 11:06AM

Looks so yummy!

Preeti -April 28, 2013, 3:20PM

This Looks so tasty, now my afternoon lunch for tomorrow!

MadameMeg -April 28, 2013, 10:41PM

Oh heck yes! This is going in a picnic basket very soon! (And likely in a lunch even sooner!) I love the addition of the grapes- brilliant!

jenny -April 29, 2013, 3:14AM

a great idea and so delicious!

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Ellen -April 29, 2013, 5:23PM

this looks great! I like the idea of using quinoa! I recently made a tabbouleh using different ancient grains which turned out really yummy too: http://amongthelotuseaters.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/tabbouleh-inspired-ancient-grain-salad/

Leah -April 29, 2013, 5:34PM

looks amazing. cant wait to try it out.

Mariam -May 15, 2013, 10:47PM

I just made this and it was delicious!, my only complaint was I felt like it needed some sort of sauce on it. overall 8 out of 10! (:

Madeline -June 23, 2013, 8:37PM

This was so delicious! I had to add extra feta though :)

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