Chickpea & Quinoa Bowl | Healthy Recipes | Optimists

Chickpea & Quinoa Bowl | Healthy Recipes | Optimists

Healthy Recipes

Chickpea & Quinoa Bowl

Mug Brownie

Per Serving:

479 calories

Serving Size:

1 ½ cups 

Dietary Information:

  •  Gluten-free
  • egg-free
  • healthy ageing
  • vegetarian
  • low-calorie
  • soy-free
  • high fibre


200 gms roasted red peppers 

¼ cup almonds – slivered

4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 garlic clove – minced

1 teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon ground cumin

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

2 cups quinoa – cooked

½ cup green pitted olives – chopped

¼ cup red onion – finely chopped

400 gms chickpeas

1 cup cucumber – diced

¼ cup crumbled feta cheese

2 tablespoons parsley – finely chopped

Cooking process:

Combine and blend peppers, almonds, 2 tablespoons oil, garlic, paprika, cumin and crushed red pepper (optional) until it is fairly smooth. Combine quinoa, olives, red onion and remaining oil in a medium bowl. Divide the quinoa mixture into 4 bowls. Before serving, add equal amounts of chickpeas, cucumber and red pepper sauce. Top with feta and parsley.

For storing: Refrigerate red pepper sauce and quinoa separately. Mix just before eating.


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