Chickpeas and quinoa salad

This salad became one of my signature dishes. It’s light, great as a side dish with some protein or eaten by itself. This is my go to salad for my vegetarian and vegan friends.

Prep

10 min

Time

30 min

Serves

2-3 People

Ingredients

2 cups of baby leaves spinach
½ cup cooked quinoa
½  cup cooked chickpeas
½ cup chopped marinated red peppers from jar
¼ cup nuts and seeds
Pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Precook quinoa ahead of time, so it will cool before you use it in this salad. Check my recipe on how to cook perfect quinoa, for nice and fluffy results.
  2. Place the cooked quinoa in a bowl and add all the remaining ingredients.
  3. Dress with the juice of ½ lemon and salt to taste.