Quinoa chickpea salad Recipe

Quinoa chickpea salad Recipe

Quinoa chickpea salad Recipe

Quinoa is a superfood grain, a flowering plant in the amaranth family.

With quinoa being an insoluble fiber, it helps increase the feeling of tummy fullness, keeping you feeling for a longer time. 

It helps aid in weight loss. 

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This Mediterranean quinoa salad and this Southwest quinoa salad.

Ingredients:

1 cup quinoa

2 cups chicken broth

1 (15-ounce) can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup chopped fresh mint

Three tablespoons of olive oil

Two tablespoons of red wine vinegar

One tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice

One teaspoon of ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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Directions

1. Add the mixture to a large pot, and bring chicken broth to a boil.

Add quinoa and stir to combine.

Cover and reduce heat to low.

Simmer above mixture for about 15 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed.

Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.

2. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, chickpeas, parsley, mint, olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, cumin, chili powder, salt, and black pepper.

Stir until everything is evenly mixed.

3. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for later. Enjoy!

quinoa salad with roasted vegetables 

4. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

5. In a large pot, bring chicken broth to a boil.

Add quinoa and stir to combine.

Cover and reduce heat to low.

Simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed.

Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.

6. Meanwhile, toss zucchini, tomatoes, red peppers, and olive oil in a roasting pan.

Roast them in the oven for nearly 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and lightly browned.

7. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, roasted vegetables, fresh parsley, and a simple vinaigrette dressing.

Toss everything together until it's evenly mixed, and enjoy! 

These healthy recipes are packed with multiple healthy ingredients like quinoa, Chickpease, and flavor, making great meal prep options for busy weeks.

I hope you enjoy them!