Chickpea Greek Style Salad

Chickpea Greek Style Salad

| CHICKPEA GREEK STYLE SALAD |

A high protein Greek style salad you can enjoy as a main course or a nutrient dense side! With 1 cup of chickpeas, 1/2 cup quinoa, and 1 tbsp hemp seeds per serving, you'll be hitting your protein, healthy fats, and complex carbs all in one! Packed with a big volume of fresh vegetables this large salad is totally satisfying to eat.

 

Recipe makes 4 servings

Macros per serving:

573 cals - 17g fat - 81g carbs - 24g protein

 

Ingredients:

4 cups chickpeas

2 cups cooked quinoa

1/4 cup hemp seeds

2 cups grape tomatoes, sliced in half

2 cups chopped boiled beets

2 cups chopped cucumber

2 cups chopped bell peppers

 

Dressing:

2 tbsp olive oil 

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tbsp oregano 

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp basil and/or mint 

1 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp salt

 

Recipe:

Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Set aside.

If you're boiling the beets yourself: 

Peel and chop the beets into cubes.

Bring 4 cups water to a boil and add the beets.

Cook beets in boiling water for 6-8 minutes or until fork tender.

Drain and immediately rinse in cold water or add to an ice bath to stop from cooking further.

Add all your prepared vegetables to a large mixing bowl.

Add all the dressing ingredients into the same bowl.

Mix everything really well to combine.

Add to 4 servings bowls or containers.

Set in the fridge until ready to eat.

Enjoy!

 

 

If you love easy, macro friendly, plant-based recipes then make sure to check out the High Protein Vegan Ebook Collection!

 

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