Healthy Recipes, Salads

Moroccan Chickpea and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Chermoula Recipe

Ingredients for the Dressing

2 tbsp Lemon juice
2 tbsp Brown Sugar
½ tsp Paprika
¼ tsp Ground Cumin
¼ tsp Cinnamon
¼ tsp Salt
Cayenne Pepper
Olive Oil
Fresh Parsley, chopped

Method for Dressing

• In a mixing bowl combine the lemon juice, sugar, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, salt and cayenne pepper and stir until the sugar and salt have dissolved.
• Add the olive oil and some fresh parsley.

Ingredients for the Salad

Chick Peas
Couscous or Brown Rice or Quinoa
Baby Spinach
Roasted Cashew Nuts
Dried Peaches diced small
Fresh Coriander finely chopped
Fresh Mint
Dried Olives

Method for Salad

• Cook the rice, couscous or quinoa and rinse thoroughly. Allow to cool.
• Make the dressing and marinade the grain and the chickpeas in the dressing for 20 minutes.
• Prepare all the other ingredients in the mean time.
• Now add all the other ingredients to the marinated grain and the grain.
• Serve on a bed of fresh baby spinach.
• Add extra dressing if required