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Chickpea Quinoa Salad
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Serves 4 |
High in protein and big on flavor.
|2 cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed, 15 oz. each|
|Salt, to taste|
|1/4 teaspoon garlic powder|
|1/4 teaspoon paprika|
|1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil|
|1 cup dry quinoa|
|5 Roma tomatoes, diced|
|1 1/2 cups diced red onion|
|1 English cucumber, diced|
|1/2 cup hemp seeds|
|1 cup chopped fresh cilantro|
|1/4 cup lemon juice|
- Preheat the oven to 425° F.
- Place the chickpeas in a large bowl. Season with salt, garlic powder, and paprika. Drizzle the olive oil over top and toss to coat. Transfer a large, rimmed baking sheet. Roast for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
- Cook the quinoa according to the package directions. Let cool for 5 minutes then fluff with a fork.
- Place the chopped tomatoes to a strainer and shake to drain excess liquid.
- Place the chickpeas, quinoa, and tomatoes in a large salad bowl. Add the red onions, cucumber, hemp seeds, and cilantro. Sprinkle the lemon juice over top and toss to combine.
- Spoon the salad into serving bowls and enjoy!
|Main Ingredient:||Chickpeas, Quinoa|
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