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15min · 3 servings

High-Protein Chickpea Quinoa Salad with over 25 grams of protein per serving is healthy, easy, and meal prep friendly. Eight ingredients, vegan, and gluten-free. Perfect for a packed lunch, weeknight dinner, picnic, potluck, or barbecue.

Ingredients:
 • 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas (3 cups cooked) 
 • Dash of paprika (optional)
 • Dash of garlic powder (optional)
 • ¼ cup plus ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
 • 1 cup dry quinoa or 4 cup cooked
 • 5 medium Roma tomatoes, diced (about 8 ounces)
 • Salt to taste
 • ¼ cup plus 3 tablespoons lemon juice (about 3 medium lemons)
 • 1 long English cucumber, diced (about 3 cups)
 • 1 ½ cups diced red onion (about 1 medium)
 • ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon hemp seeds (optional)
 • 1 cup chopped fresh cilant Foods, Avocado, Healthy Eating, Quinoa, Healthy Recipes, Paleo, Cooking, Tips, Foodie

Pinterest video from cookingforpeanuts: 15min · 3 servings High-Protein Chickpea Quinoa Salad with over 25 grams of protein per serving is healthy, easy, and meal prep friendly. Eight ingredients, vegan, and gluten-free. Perfect for a packed lunch, weeknight dinner, picnic, potluck, or barbecue. Ingredients: • 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas (3 cups cooked) • Dash of paprika (optional) • Dash of garlic powder (optional) • ¼ cup plus ½ tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling • 1 cup dry quinoa or 4 cup…

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Nisha Melvani, RDN - Cooking For Peanuts