It has been a dark winter here in London Ontario, but this salad is pretty nonetheless and packed with lots of protein. So that might cheer you up. I know it's soup season really, but I was craving salad and this one has everything you need. Each bite is a taste experience. Included along with the nutty quinoa and buttery soft chickpeas are lightly toasted cashews, tangy sun-dried tomatoes and tart dried cherries. I dressed up all that goodness with olive oil, red wine vinegar, manuka honey, some freshly squeezed orange juice and a bit of spice.
|Quinoa and Chickpea Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Dried Cherries|
|Recipe by Lisa Turner|
Published on January 19, 2016
Simple, wholesome and protein-packed chickpea and quinoa salad with cashews, sun-dried tomatoes and dried cherries
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This is my contribution to No Croutons Required, a monthly event featuring vegetarian soups and salads, alternately hosted by my dear friend Jac of Tinned Tomatoes and myself. I am hosting for January.
Other salads to enjoy from Lisa's Kitchen:
Vegan Caesar Salad
Beetroot, Leek and Walnut Salad
Black Bean Salad with Fresh Mango and a Chaat Masala Dressing