Cinnamon quinoa with dates

18

Makes

4 Servings

Cinnamon quinoa with dates

Jodi Pudge


Ingredients

  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 540-mL can chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan. Rinse 1 cup red quinoa with water. Drain. Stir into boiling water. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, until tender, about 15 min. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5 min. Transfer to a medium bowl. Fluff quinoa with a fork, then stir in a drained, rinsed 540-mL can of chickpeas, 1/2 cup chopped dates and 1/4 cup chopped parsley. Whisk 2 tbsp olive oil with 2 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tsp lemon zest, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/4 tsp salt in a small bowl. Drizzle over quinoa mixture and stir until well coated.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 410,
  • Protein
  • 12 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 69 g,
  • Fat
  • 11 g,
  • Fibre
  • 10 g,
  • Sodium
  • 425 mg.