Quinoa Chickpea Salad

A simple salad with the flavours of summer, for those days when summer seems far, far away.

Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Quinoa Chickpea Salad

  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

In a medium pot, combine quinoa, water and onion powder and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15-17 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and keep cover on for 5 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a large bowl, add all other ingredients and mix well. Serves 3.

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