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Chickpea Quinoa Salad Meal Prep

by Christina Cherrier – Updated Jul 3, 2020
Chickpea Quinoa Salad Meal Prep
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Chickpea quinoa salad meal prep – Packed with flavor, full of good-for-you ingredients, and so easy to prepare. This chickpea quinoa salad with pomegranate, red onion, and eggs is perfect to make ahead, for lunch for the week!

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Ingredients list for the chickpea quinoa salad meal prep

The salad dressing

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Directions

1. To make the chickpea quinoa salad meal prep: In a large salad bowl, toss together chickpeas, cooked quinoa, cucumber, red onion, and pomegranate seeds.

2. Prepare the dressing: Add all of the dressing ingredients to a mason jar and shake vigorously until combined.

3. Divide the salad into meal prep containers. Add halved boiled eggs, a lemon wedge, and season with a sprinkle salt and pepper. When ready to eat the chickpea quinoa salad: add the dressing, stir together, and enjoy!

Tips for the chickpea quinoa salad meal prep recipe

This chickpeas quinoa salad is refreshing, crisp and delicious. We make it with fresh cucumber, pomegranate seeds, red onion, chickpeas, eggs, fresh parsley and a olive oil, vinegar and lemon dressing. Like most quinoa salads, this is a great meal prep salad that you can prep on Sunday for you lunches throughout the week.

How long does this chickpea quinoa salad keep

This chickpea quinoa salad holds up very well in the refrigerator, about 4 days, depending on the freshness of your ingredients. If you plan to make this salad ahead and eat it throughout the week, just keep the dressing separate and add it just before serving (you might also want to boil the eggs not too much in advance).

Can we use other grain than quinoa?

This chickpea quinoa salad is super versatile. You don’t have to use quinoa only, you can make this salad using other grains like brown rice, or even cooked pasta. So have fun!

Can we switch protein for the chickpea quinoa salad?

While eggs are pretty easy to add to this salad, feel free to try other sources of protein like grilled chicken, tofu, or even chopped lunch meat.

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