5 from 1 vote
Crunchy Chickpea Red Quinoa {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan}
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Sugar-free, Vegetarian, Vegan
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Mediterranean, American
Keyword: gluten free, quinoa, chickpea, red quinoa
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 204 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
  • 1 cup red quinoa or white
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 1 cup cooked or 1 -15oz. can BPA-free organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil
  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions; remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat olive oil and cook onion until translucent,about 4 minutes. Add chickpeas, chili powder, sea salt and pepper; cook for 5 minutes then remove from heat. Add quinoa and fresh basil; mix well to combine. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts
Crunchy Chickpea Red Quinoa {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 97mg4%
Potassium 296mg8%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 503IU10%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.