Recipe: Quinoa chickpea salad


Ingredients (for 2 servings):

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • Arugula
  • Feta cheese
  • Red onion
  • Chives
  • Lemon (for juice)
  • Ground black pepper
  • Cayenne


  1. First things first, you’ll have to cook the quinoa. You’ll find some good tips for how to do it by clicking here. Don’t overcook!
  2. While the quinoa is cooling down, finely chop some red onion and chives (amount based on your preference).
  3. In a bowl or on a plate, add arugula, chickpeas and quinoa. Sprinkle chives and onion on top, along with crumbled feta cheese.
  4. Mix together olive oil with some ground black pepper, a few squeezes of lemon juice and a dash of cayenne. Drizzle over top.
  5. Serve salad at room temperature or slightly chilled. Enjoy!


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