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Vegan Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas

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Vegan Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas

Delicious Mediterranean Quinoa Salad made with chickpeas for a great source of protein. Enjoy with fresh lemon juice!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: chickpeas, Heart Healthy, meditteranean, plant-based, salad, vegan
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Quinoa cooked
  • 1 can Chickpeas
  • 10 Olives green or black
  • 1 1/2 cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Small Purple Onion
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 cup Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Cook the quinoa.
  • Open the can of chickpeas and rinse them. You can keep the liquid from the can and use it later as aquafaba, if you want.
  • Chop all the ingredients, including the cherry tomatoes, olives, onions, fresh basil leaves and any other optional ingredients you'd like to use.
  • Put everything in a bowl, then combine with the fresh lemon juice, olive oil, vinegars, salt and pepper.
  • Serve your quinoa salad with any main dish, fresh bread or tortilla wraps.

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