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Mediterranean Power Bowl

Recipe modified by Strive for Wellness®

Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3

Ingredients:

1½ cups quinoa, cooked**
1 cup chickpeas, cooked (around 8 ounces, or ½ can)
½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
½ cup cucumber, chopped
2 green onions, diced
½ cup parsley, chopped
¼ cup Kalamata olives, halved
⅓ cup feta cheese

Vinaigrette
½ lemon (juiced)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Pinch of salt (optional)

Directions:

  1. Prepare/cook quinoa and add to a bowl. Add chickpeas, then vegetables, starting with the tomatoes, cucumbers and green onions.
  2. Top with parsley, olives and feta cheese.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, juice, Dijon mustard and salt. Drizzle onto prepared salad, and toss until well mixed.

**Recipe Note
½ cup of uncooked quinoa in 1 cup of liquid will make 1½ cups of cooked quinoa. For complete details, follow the instructions on the back of the package.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
3 servings
  
Amount per serving
Calories 353
% Daily Value
Total Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 290mg12%
Total Carbohydrate 39g13%
Dietary Fiber 8g32%
Total Sugars 14g 
Protein 4.5g 
Iron24%
Vitamin A30%
Vitamin C40%
  • The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Reference:
AlBochi, R. (2018, December 27). Mediterranean Chickpea Quinoa Power Bowl [Blog post]. Olive Tree Nutrition. Retrieved April 1, 2019 from: https://olivetreenutrition.com/2018/12/27/mediterranean-chickpea-quinoa-power-bowl/


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