Chickpea-Quinoa Pilaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 528.3
  • Total Fat: 17.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,109.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 113.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 14.8 g
  • Protein: 22.2 g

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From Veganomicon pg. 115 From Veganomicon pg. 115
Number of Servings: 3


    2 T. olive oil
    1 small onion, chopped finely
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1/2 tsp. ground cumin
    1 T. coriander seeds, crushed
    Several pinches of freshly ground black pepper
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 T. tomato paste
    1 c. quinoa
    1 - 15 oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    2 c. veg. broth


Makes 3 main dish servings, or 6 side dish servings.

1. In a small pot over medium heat, saute the onions in olive oil for about 7 minutes. Add the garlic and saute for 2 more minutes.

2. Add the tomato paste, coriander, cumin, black pepper, and salt; saute for another minute.

3. Add the quinoa and saute for 2 minutes.

4. Add the chickpeas and broth; cover and bring to a boil. Once the mixture is boiling, lower the heat to very low, cover and cook for about 18 minutes, or until the quinoa has absorbed all the water; stire occasionally.

5. Fluff with a fork and serve.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ESPERANCE.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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