Lectin-Free Gluten-Free Vegetarian Quinoa Salad

Gilberto Zambrini

Gilberto Zambrini

about 1 year ago

This salad is packed with protein and flavor, making it the perfect healthy meal option. It's also gluten-free and lectin-free, making it a great choice for those with dietary restrictions.

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

350

Protein

12g

Fat

15g

Sat Fat

2g

Carbs

45g

Chole

0mg

Fiber

10g

Sugar

6g

Sodium

400mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and add it to a medium saucepan with the water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed and the quinoa is tender.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chickpeas, bell peppers, red onion, parsley, and mint.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately, or refrigerate until ready to serve.

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