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Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Power Salad Recipe

Color, texture, and crunch! This Moroccan inspired chickpea and quinoa power salad has it all! We’re using carrots, parsley, dates, and golden raisins to make this salad extra special! Serve as a main course or as a side!

YIELD: 6-8 SERVINGS

INGREDIENTS:

POWER SALAD:

  • 1 ½ cups cooked quinoa (or ½ cup uncooked)
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ⅓ cup chopped dates
  • ⅓ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup chopped pistachios
  • 1 bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped

HONEY-LEMON DRESSING:

  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey (maple syrup or brown sugar for vegans)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon chili powder

DIRECTIONS:

  • POWER SALAD: Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Allow the quinoa to cool completely before tossing with the salad ingredients. Toss ingredients together.
  • HONEY-LEMON DRESSING: Combine the ingredients for the dressing in a small mason jar and give it a few good shakes until the dressing mixes through. Drizzle the dressing into the salad and toss the salad to combine everything. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for later!
  • Get full recipe >> Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Power Salad Recipe @ Little Spice Jar

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