Curried Chickpeas and Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Chickpeas and Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Curried Chickpeas and Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nearlyfarr

Makes 4 servings



vegan, can stuff into pitas or serve on naan

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Chickpeas and Quinoa

15 oz Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram), Mature Seeds, Canned
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
2 clove Garlic
8 grams Ginger Root
1.5 tsp Curry Powder
0.5 tsp Pepper, Red Or Cayenne
15 oz Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
85 grams Quinoa

Recipe Directions for Curried Chickpeas and Quinoa

  1. Heat a medium-sized, non-stick sauce pan over medium-high heat. Add the onions and a sprinkle of salt and cook, stirring, until onions soften. Add garlic and ginger and cook for another minute.

  2. Add the chickpeas, curry powder, and red pepper, and stir briefly. Add the tomatoes and cooked quinoa, reduce heat to low, and cover. Simmer for about 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Add salt to taste.

  3. Serve in wraps, pita bread, or lettuce leaves or with naan or other flatbread.

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 265.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
546mg
23%
Potassium
373mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
46.3g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7.8g
31%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
9.6g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 7% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
82% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
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