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Quinoa tabouli and roast chicken layered salad

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This quinoa tabouli and roast chicken layered salad is a delicious summer recipe from Dani Venn.

  • Serves6
  • Prep time30 minutes
Quinoa tabouli and roast chicken layered salad


  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 1/3 cup plain unsweetened yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp unhulled tahini
  • 1 tsp roughly diced garlic
  • 200g Danish fetta
  • 1 Coles free range roast chicken, meat shredded
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 6 tomatoes (ripe and firm), finely diced
  • 1 cup chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 small cucumber, finely diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds, crushed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt flakes

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  1. Step 1

    To make hummus, place chickpeas, yoghurt, tahini, garlic, lemon juice in a small food processor, blend until smooth, taste and season with salt to your taste.

  2. Step 2

    To make tabouli, place quinoa, tomatoes, mint, parsley, cucumber, tomato and red onion in a large mixing bowl.

  3. Step 3

    In a small mixing bowl place cumin seeds, olive oil, lemon juice and salt, whisk until combined. Add to tabouli and toss well to combine.

  4. Step 4

    To make individual layered salad use a small jar or plastic containers, add a layer of tabouli, top with crumbled fetta, a layer of chicken, a few tablespoons of hummus and repeat until container is full. Keep refrigerated. Serve on its own or with some pita bread to make wraps.