Wholesome Quinoa Chickpea Salad



Wholesome Quinoa Chickpea Salad

If you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious salad that’s perfect for any occasion, look no further than our Wholesome Quinoa Chickpea Salad. This delightful dish is not only a feast for your taste buds but also a healthy addition to your meal repertoire.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chickpeas, cucumber, red bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  3. If desired, sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Toss everything together gently until well combined.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  7. Serve and enjoy your Wholesome Quinoa Chickpea Salad!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

This Wholesome Quinoa Chickpea Salad is a refreshing and satisfying salad that’s perfect for lunch, dinner, or as a side dish for your next gathering. Packed with protein, fiber, and vibrant flavors, it’s a healthy choice that everyone will love. The combination of quinoa, chickpeas, and fresh vegetables makes this salad a wholesome and hearty option for those looking to maintain a balanced diet.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

– Calories: 280
– Fat: 4g
– Carbohydrates: 51g
– Fiber: 9g
– Protein: 11g

Make this Wholesome Quinoa Chickpea Salad a regular part of your meal planning, and you’ll be treating yourself to a tasty and nutritious dish that’s as easy to make as it is satisfying. Whether you’re a quinoa enthusiast or just looking for a new salad recipe to try, this one is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.

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