Curried Quinoa With Asparagus and Chickpeas
Curried Quinoa With Asparagus and Chickpeas

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This Recipe

  • Serves: 4
  • Start to Finish: 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving:
Total Calories: 505
  • 751mg Sodium
  • 71g Carbs
  • 12g Fiber
  • 18g Fat
  • 5g Saturated Fat
  • 19g Protein
  • 112mg Calcium
  • 7mg Iron
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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teapsoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 5 to 6 asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

Directions:

Directions

Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a large pot. Add onion and cook 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add spices, salt, and pepper, and toast for about 30 seconds. Add quinoa and 3 cups water, stir, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce to a simmer, and cook another 10 minutes. Add chickpeas and asparagus, and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, adding in more water if necessary. Once water is absorbed and quinoa is cooked through, remove from heat and stir in cashews. Serve garnished with cilantro.

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