Cucumber Chickpea & Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
3 min 15 min 3
Cucumber Chickpea & Quinoa Salad
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/2 cup Quinoa, uncooked (*cook according to package)
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained
1 cucumber(s) Cucumber (chopped)
3 green onion (stem) Green onion, scallion, ramp (chopped)
1/4 cup Parsley, fresh (chopped)
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp Lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
1/2 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp Turmeric, powder
1 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Paprika
1 pinch Salt and pepper (sea salt or himalayan pink salt)

Instructions


1. Prepare quinoa as per package instructions. Take everything but the dressing ingredients and mix together in a large mixing bowl. 

2. Next, add all the dressing ingredients in a small container and shake until thoroughly combined. 

3. Lightly drizzle dressing over quinoa mix. Store in fridge for up to 5 days.

Notes:

Chickpeas

are a great source of protein for vegetarians and vegans!

Quinoa

is a complete protein and a great source of fiber!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 462
Calories from fat 175
Calories from saturated fat 22.4
Total Fat 19.4 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 340 mg
Potassium 560 mg
Total Carbohydrate 57 g
Dietary Fiber 12.5 g
Sugars 7.7 g
Protein 15.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 2.9

Energy sources


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