Quinoa with Tomatoes, Cucmbers, and Chick Peas Recipe

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Submitted by 6654ab

Makes 4 servings



Delicious protein-filled side dish, or a great vegetarian entree

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with Tomatoes, Cucmbers, and Chick Peas

1 cup Quinoa
0.5 cucumber (8-1/4") Cucumber
1 cup Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram), Mature Seeds, Canned
1 medium whole (2-3/5" dia) Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
1.5 fl oz Lemon Juice
4 1tsp Olive Oil
0.5 tsp Cumin

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with Tomatoes, Cucmbers, and Chick Peas

  1. 1. Place the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer, and rinse under cold, running water until the water no longer foams. Bring the quinoa, 1/8 tsp salt, and 1 3/4 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

  2. 2. Once done, stir in the garbanzo beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, garlic, lime juice, and olive oil. Season with cumin, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley to serve.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 187.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
282
Calories from Fat
71
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.9g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
184mg
8%
Potassium
485mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
44.4g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
9.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 5% Iron 17%
* 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
83% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
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