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Chickpea quinoa salad with cranberries and lime

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Chickpea quinoa or bulgur wheat salad with cranberries and lime dressing. To keep this quinoa salad vegan, just use agave nectar in place of the honey.

Recipe courtesy of Sugar Ridge Vegetarian Retreat Centre.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat or quinoa
  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • zest and juice from one lime
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp honey (or agave nectar)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

Preparation:

Prepare bulgur wheat or quinoa and set aside to cool.

Put chickpeas and cranberries in a bowl and toss with all the dressing ingredients.

Drain bulgur wheat or quinoa well and mix into salad.

To add some color and crunch, chop some snow peas and toss them in.

Like cooking with quinoa? Here's healthy whole grain quinoa recipes to try.

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 4 out of 5
VERY different!!!, Guest melissa

This dish was very unique!!! It was very easy to make and very good!!! I omitted the garlic! ;) enjoy!!!

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