ORIENTAL QUINOA SALAD


INGREDIENTS (PORTION FOR 2)

  • 120g Quinoa

  • 3 -4 handful lettuce oder spinach

  • 3 - 4 handful red cabbage

  • 1 cucumber

  • 100 gr chickpeas

  • 2 - 3 Tbsp hummus

  • dressing: 2 tbsp olive oil, salt, pepper, juice of a lemon

  • optional: pomegranate seeds


PREPARATION

  • Prepare quinoa according to the recipe and let it cool down

  • Cut the lettuce, red cabbage and cucumber into small pieces and place in a large bowl

  • Rinse the chickpeas under running water and add them

  • Add the quinoa & pomegranate

  • Put all the ingredients for the dressing together and pour over the salad

  • Add the hummus at the end

MACROS (for the one portion)

627 Calories - 89g Carbs / 40g Protein / 11g Fat


NOTES

Quinoa is called pseudo grain and provides you with an extra portion of protein.

Instead of quinoa you could also use wholegrain rice or Couscous