Le Pain Quotidien

My beloved quinoa taboulé salad at Le Pain Quotidien has been updated for the winter! The new cold weather version contains red beets, celery, and mint along with a refreshing citrus-y vinaigrette (note to self: I need to find out exactly what’s in it). I made a request to add avocado (mainly because I’m obsessed with it), but also because it adds a nice creamy texture to an otherwise crunchy/crispy salad. YUM!

Le Pain Quotidien (there are so many locations!)

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Winter Quinoa Taboulé Salad with red beets, celery, parsley, mint, frisée, arugula, and chickpeas 

Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien [lunch]

My new healthy obsession: the quinoa taboule salad at Le Pain Quotidien. It’s filled with lots of fresh, delicious ingredients (avocado, radish, chickpeas, quinoa, and arugula) and topped with a basil vinaigrette that is to die for!  I try to stop in for this salad at least once a week. The Le Pain by my office is super spacious and never crowded. I’m normally not drawn to dishes that contain no meat, no cheese, and no fat… But believe me when I tell you that this salad is amazing. I was so inspired after first discovering it that I attempted to make quinoa tabbouleh at home (and it came out pretty darn good). Thanks, Le Pain Quotidien, for creating something both delicious AND super healthy!

Le Pain Quotidien (there are so many locations!)

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Organic Quinoa Taboulé Salad with arugula, frisée, chickpeas, radish, avocado and basil vinaigrette

Le Pain Quotidien [lunch]