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Chickpea Quinoa Pilaf

This is a side dish that can easily turn into a main dish by adding a little baked tofu or seitan and a side of green veggies.

Chickpea Quinoa Pilaf

This is a side dish that can easily turn into a main dish by adding a little baked tofu or seitan and a side of green veggies.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Sides
Servings 6 servings
Calories 192 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 c Cooked Quinoa dry
  • 1 15 oz can Chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 c vegetable broth

Instructions
 

  • In a small stockpot over medium heat, saute the onions in olive oil for about 7 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and saute for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste, coriander, cumin, black pepper, and salt; saute for another minute.
  • Add the quinoa and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add the chickpeas and broth; cover and bring to a boil. Once the mixture is boiling, lower the heat to very low, cover, and cook for about 18 minutes, or until the quinoa has absorbed all the water; stir occasionally.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve.

Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Quinoa Pilaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 372mg16%
Potassium 205mg6%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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