Nutritious Savory Lunch Delight

Samsung Y

Samsung Y

about 1 year ago

This dish is packed with nutrients and flavor, making it the perfect lunch option for those looking for a healthy and satisfying meal.

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

350

Protein

15g

Fat

10g

Sat Fat

3g

Carbs

55g

Chole

10mg

Fiber

12g

Sugar

10g

Sodium

500mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and drain well.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil.
  • Add the quinoa and reduce the heat to low.
  • Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the quinoa is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the red bell pepper and zucchini and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes, chickpeas, cumin, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the tomatoes are slightly softened.
  • Stir in the cooked quinoa and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until everything is heated through.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the parsley, cilantro, and mint.
  • Divide the mixture into bowls and top with crumbled feta cheese.
  • Serve immediately.

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