Red Bean Chickpea Quinoa Salad



All the essentials to great taste packed in a salad! Includes dressing!

Ingredients

  • 1 Lemon (Squeezed)

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil

  • 1 Pinch Himalayan Pink Salt (Alternative: Salt)

  • 1 Pinch Cayenne Pepper

  • 1 15oz Can of Organic Garbanzo Beans (Drained)

  • 1 15oz Can of Organic Red Beans (Drained)

  • 1/2 Cup Diced Red Onion

  • 1 Pint Grape Tomatoes

  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Cilantro

  • 1/4 Cup Red Quinoa (Rinsed)


Instructions

  1. (Preparing the Dressing) Whisk together Lemon juice, Olive oil, Himalayan Pink Salt, & Cayenne Pepper in a medium-sized bowl.

  2. (Preparing the Salad) In a large bowl, add Chickpeas, Red Beans, Diced Red Onion, Tomatoes, & Cilantro together.

  3. Pour the dressing over & gently toss to combine.

  4. For enhanced flavor, refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  5. Add avocado pieces on top if desired.


Benefits

  • Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein, and high in antioxidants.

  • Kidney beans contain soluble & insoluble fibers to lower "unhealthy" cholesterol.

  • Chickpeas are rich and fiber and build & strengthen bones.


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Veronica Ramirez, Pure & Green - 2019.

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