Quinoa Chickpea Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Dressing

Quinoa Chickpea Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Dressing

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From: EatingWell.com, August 2017

This hearty vegan salad is loaded with plant-based power ingredients: chickpeas, quinoa and hummus. We love the crunch of the sunflower seeds and the unexpected flavor of roasted peppers.

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  • 2 tablespoons hummus, original or roasted red pepper flavor
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped roasted red pepper
  • 2 cups mixed salad greens
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of ground pepper

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  1. Stir hummus, lemon juice and red peppers in a small dish. Thin with water to desired consistency for dressing.
  2. Arrange greens, quinoa and chickpeas in a large bowl. Top with sunflower seeds, parsley, salt and pepper. Serve with the dressing.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 3½ cups
  • Per serving: 379 calories; 10 g fat(1 g sat); 13 g fiber; 59 g carbohydrates; 16 g protein; 300 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 4,185 IU vitamin A; 45 mg vitamin C; 139 mg calcium; 6 mg iron; 607 mg sodium; 892 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (84% daily value), Folate (75% dv), Vitamin C (75% dv), Iron (33% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 4
  • Exchanges: 2½ starch, 1 fat, 1 lean protein, 1 vegetable, ½ carbohydrate, ½ medium-fat protein

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