Quinoa Chickpea Salad
This gluten-free recipe is heavy on fresh vegetables, such as chickpeas, sunflower seeds, parsley, and mixed greens. Its special dressing is roasted red pepper hummus.
2 tablespoons of hummus, roasted red pepper flavor or original flavor
½ cup of cooked quinoa
½ cup of rinsed chickpeas
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds, unsalted
1 tablespoon roasted red pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
2 cups of mixed salad greens
A pinch of ground pepper
A pinch of salt
Directions: For the dressing, combine and mix hummus, red peppers, and lemon juice. Add water to thin it out until you reach the desired consistency. In a large bowl, arrange the salad greens, chickpeas, and quinoa. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds, salt, pepper, and parsley on top. Serve with the dressing.