quinoa with chickpeas and tomatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 212.1
  • Total Fat: 6.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 276.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 8.0 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    * 1 cup quinoa
    * 1/8 teaspoon salt
    * 1 3/4 cups water
    * 1 cup canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
    * 1 tomato, chopped
    * 1 clove garlic, minced
    * 3 tablespoons lime juice
    * 4 teaspoons olive oil
    * 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    * 1 pinch salt and pepper to taste
    * 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley


DIRECTIONS - makes 6 servings

1. Place the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer, and rinse under cold, running water until the water no longer foams. Bring the quinoa, salt, and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

2. Once done, stir in the garbanzo beans, tomatoes, garlic, lime juice, and olive oil. Season with cumin, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley to serve.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ZYMURGIST.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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