Chickpea & Quinoa Salad

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(Use organic ingredients whenever possible).

A colorful and delicious salad that can be eaten as a complete meal. This recipe delivers an energizing source of complex carbohydrates, along with fiber, iron, and healthy polyunsaturated fats. The quinoa provides all 9 essential amino acids, and the bell peppers give nearly your daily requirement for vitamin C.

Yields5 ServingsCategory
 ¼ cup cucumber, grated
 ½ cup red bell pepper, diced
 ½ cup yellow bell pepper, diced
 ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced
 2 tbsp capers
 ½ cup fresh spinach, sliced
 2 tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley
Dressing
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 1 tsp brown sugar
 2 tsp zest and juice of one lime
1

Precook quinoa and chickpeas prior to starting recipe.

2

Combine all ingredients of salad in bowl.

3

Mix dressing together and toss into salad.

*Cooking times can vary based on the batch size.

Eating nutritionally can be quick, convenient, and cost effective. For hints and tips please see our Convenient Use Tips and Cooking Tips .

Ingredients

 ¼ cup cucumber, grated
 ½ cup red bell pepper, diced
 ½ cup yellow bell pepper, diced
 ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced
 2 tbsp capers
 ½ cup fresh spinach, sliced
 2 tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley
Dressing
 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
 1 tsp brown sugar
 2 tsp zest and juice of one lime

Directions

1

Precook quinoa and chickpeas prior to starting recipe.

2

Combine all ingredients of salad in bowl.

3

Mix dressing together and toss into salad.

Chickpea & Quinoa Salad
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