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Mediterranean Chickpea Quinoa Bowl

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Energy (kcal) - 225

Protein (g) - 9

Carbohydrate (g) - 29

Fat (g) - 6

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Quinoa and chickpeas pack this vegetarian grain bowl with plenty of plant-based protein. Quinoa has become the world's most familiar 'superfood'. It is loaded with protein, fiber, and minerals. It will keep you filled, fueled, and satisfied, making it one of your go-to meals, whereas chickpea has nutrients like vitamins B6 and C, folate, manganese, and magnesium.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Cooked Quinoa - ½ cup
  • Roasted Red Peppers - ¼ cup
  • Olive oil - 1 tsp
  • Garlic (minced) - 1 no
  • Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - ¼ tsp
  • Crushed red pepper (optional) - to taste
  • Olives (chopped) -1 tbsp
  • Onion (finely chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Chickpeas (boiled) - ¼ cup 
  • Cucumber (diced) -½ tsp
  • Parsley (finely chopped) - 1 tbsp 
  • Salt - to taste
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 Add roasted red peppers, ½ tsp oil, garlic, paprika, cumin, and crushed red pepper in a mini food processor. Puree until fairly smooth. Step 2 Combine quinoa, ulives, onion and the remaining ½ tsp oil in a medium bowl. Step 3 In a bowl add quinoa mixture and top with chickpeas, cucumber, and the red pepper sauce, and salt.  Step 4 Garnish with parsley.

Mediterranean Chickpea Quinoa Bowl - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
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