Quinoa with chickpeas and veggies

Quinoa with chickpeas and veggies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.5
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 128.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 7.5 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    * Water- 2 cups
    * Chickpeas- canned: drained and rinsed- 1 cup
    * Bob's Red Mill Quinoa- 1 cup
    * Red Ripe Tomatoes- chopped- 1 cup
    * Garlic- 1 clove minced
    * Lime Juice- 1/5 cup or 3 tbsp
    * Olive Oil- 4 tsp
    * Red pepper- 1 cup diced
    * Cucumber- 1 cup diced (approx. 1 half cucumber)
    * Pepper, black, 1 dash- to taste
    * Cumin (in bottle or freshly ground)- 4 tsp


Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the quinoa. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approximately 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed. Cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes.

Once done, stir in the chickpeas, cucumber, red pepper, tomatoes, garlic, lime juice, and olive oil. Season with cumin, and pepper.

Makes 6 approx. 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SAMIPECK.

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  • Very good. Added some asparagus and scallions to decrease the amount of quinoa in a single serving. Added lemon zest although lime zest would work well and used apple cider vinegar instead of lime juice - 6/14/12

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  • Very good! Of course, I can't just follow a recipe to the tee. I cooked the quinoa in chicken broth. If going vegetarian, I am sure veggie broth would work too. Just adds another dimenision to the flavor. - 7/15/09

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