Chickpea-Quinoa Pilaf

4 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 75% would make again

Ready in 40 minutes

Basic recipe-change spices or type of beans for variations.


2 tbsp olive oil
1 small yellow onion; chopped finely
2 cloves Garlic; minced
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tbsp coriander seeds; ground
3 pinches black pepper
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 cup quinoa
2 cans chickpeas; drained and rinsed
2 cups Vegetable broth

Original recipe makes 4



In small stockpot over medium heat, saute onion in olive oil for ~ 7 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 2 more minutes.

Add tomato paste, coriander, cumin, black pepper, and salt; saute for 1 more minute.

Add quinoa and saute for 2 minutes.

Add chickpeas and broth; cover and bring to boil. Lower heat to very low, cover and cook for ~ 18 minutes or until quinoa has absorved all the liquid. Stir occasionally. Fluff with fork and serve.

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Maria_H 1y ago

We ate every bite. Yummy!
Zmarge 4y ago

Yummy yummy! Spices are perfect. My 2 yr old loved it too!
devogirl 5y ago

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Rusty818 5y ago

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