Protein Packed Grain Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 40 min 3
Protein Packed Grain Salad
Health Highlights


1/4 cup Brown rice, short-grain, dry
1/4 cup Red rice, sprouted, dry
1 cup Water (for rice)
1/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked (rinsed)
1 cup Water (for quinoa)
1/2 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained and rinsed)
2 pepper(s) Roasted red peppers, canned (chopped)
8 heart Artichoke hearts, canned (chopped)
1 bunch Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1/4 cup Pine nuts, dried
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Black pepper


  1. Combine the brown and red rice together in a medium-size pot with water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 15 minutes and then add the quinoa and water. Cook for another 10 minutes or so. You may need to add another ¼ cup of water. While the grains are cooking prepare the rest of your ingredients.
  2. Once the grains are cooked, remove from heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  3. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning. Enjoy!


Nutrition Highlights

  • Quinoa is a complete protein and high in fibre which promotes healthy digestion!
  • Chickpeas are an important source of plant-based protein.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 335
Calories from fat 124
Calories from saturated fat 7.7
Total Fat 13.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 0.6 mg
Sodium 1300 mg
Potassium 718 mg
Total Carbohydrate 46 g
Dietary Fiber 12.7 g
Sugars 5.1 g
Protein 13.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 2.3

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