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Spicy Chickpea and Quinoa Bowls

Christine Eduardo: "Ditched the tomato paste and used 5 Roma tomatoes…" Read More
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  • 1 cup quinoa (uncooked)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 30 ounces chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 15 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more if you like a lot of heat!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • fresh cilantro (garnish, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium40% DV960mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein24% DV12g
    Carbs19% DV57g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories320Calories from Fat50
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat50
    Total Carbohydrate57g19%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Christine Eduardo 6 months ago
    Ditched the tomato paste and used 5 Roma tomatoes instead. Paired with caramelized onions and cabbage. 👍🏼
    Finn Golden a year ago
    Wayyyyyyyy yo much tomato, recommend no tomato paste and only tomato pieces
    Silva a year ago
    Wonderful! I’ll make it again.
    Yummly User a year ago
    I did add more spices as well, just to much tomato for me.
    Weronika P. 2 years ago
    Was great. Would make again!
    Dan Gruzman 2 years ago
    Like the others, doubled the spices and added some of my own (smoked paprika, fenugreek, oregano) and some extra veggies (celery, green pepper, spinach
    488elsau 2 years ago
    It was good, I added more spices and some spinach after reading a few comments and it turned well. It's an easy go to meal
    Super good! But I made it more spicy 🔥
    Anna 3 years ago
    It was easy and good for a weeknight dinner. I added yellow pepper for some more veg. I used to make something very similar with chickpeas and salsa before, and I prefer that over plain tomatoes.
    Maria 3 years ago
    Absolutely delicious! I made a couple modifications. Instead of veggie broth I used vegan broth(more protein) and I also added fresh baby spinach. Will be making this again soon!
    Kristina B. 3 years ago
    I cut this recipe in half, but used the full amount of all the spices and tomato paste. Also added 1/4 tsp paprika. Sautéed the spices and paste for 1 min before adding chickpeas and tomatoes. It comes out so flavorful!
    Jules 3 years ago
    We made this recipe because we had everything in the house that we needed to make it! It was simple, quick and very delicious! Had a great spicy kick to it and is a great and healthy way to get in a solid protein vegetarian meal!
    Cr 3 years ago
    Great! Lots of flavor and filling too. I added sautéed kale.
    Jocelyn Silver 3 years ago
    It was excellent. Cooked exactly as recipe says but everyone added extra salt to bring out the flavours. Definitely a keeper!
    Govinda J. 3 years ago
    Awesomeness....... Didn't change anything and will definitely make it again!
    Jessica Knauss 3 years ago
    This is a quick, easy go-to vegan recipe for some protein and fiber! The spice level was perfect for me. The only change was adding spinach I had.
    Lesley 4 years ago
    Found this a bit bland. Had to add some soy sauce to make it more tasty. Wouldn't make again. But my husband enjoyed it!
    M A 4 years ago
    Delicious. I added some saffron threads at the beginning for a little extra flavor and it turned out great.
    Paul C 4 years ago
    Good. Next time i will add some fresh veggies to the chickpea mixture. Some spinach and peppers would liven this up. I would also increase the cumin and add cayenne. A hit with a lime segment as a garnish would make it pop.