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Moroccan Quinoa

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Moroccan Quinoa

This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the ACT Government Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy.

Serves 6

Ingredients
1 cup (250g) uncooked quinoa                                   
1 Lebanese cucumber, chopped                            
1 red capsicum, chopped                                      
4 spring onions, finely sliced
2 tomatoes, chopped                                                    
1 x 400g can of chickpeas, no added salt, drained

Dressing:
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp ground coriander
½ tsp ground ginger
 ¼ tsp paprika
A pinch tumeric
A pinch cinnamon

Method 

  1. Rise quinoa under running water and place in a saucepan with 2 cups of water Bring to the boil.  Lower heat, cover & simmer until water is absorbed (about 15 mins). Leave to cool slightly.
  2. To make the dressing, combine olive oil, lemon juice and spices.
  3. Add vegetables and chickpeas to the cooled quinoa. Pour over dressing and toss to coat well.