QUINOA AND CHICKPEA STUFFED TOMATOES

QUINOA AND CHICKPEA STUFFED TOMATOES

These stuffed tomatoes are fresh, light and are perfect for a fun side dish

AUTHOR: Izzy | She Likes Food

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1 -15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained – or 1 1/2 cups
  • 1/2 cup small diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 radishes, small diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 6-8 large tomatoes
  • salt
  • pepper

DRESSING:

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon herbs de provence or dried oregano

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. In a large bowl, mix together the quinoa, chickpeas, cucumber, corn, onion, radishes, garlic, dill and parsley. Squeeze the lemon over the salad and mix again.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together all of the dressing ingredients. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix until combined. Add salt to taste, if desired. Using a sharp knife, cut the tops of the tomatoes off on an angle and then scoop out the insides using a spoon.
  3. Lightly salt and pepper the insides of the tomatoes and then spoon the quinoa and chickpea mixture in.

Source, images, credits & more information: She Likes Food

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