Quinoa with Chicken, Spinach and Chickpeas

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Quinoa with Chicken, Spinach and Chickpeas

  • Author: Healthy Living
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20


A wonderful chicken and quinoa dish that is an easy healthy and quick dinner option! With chickpeas and spinach, this quinoa recipe is filling, healthy and nutritious.


  • 150g chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion


  1. Sauté the onion with olive oil, cumin, coriander and the crushed red pepper until fragrant.
  2. Add the chicken cover with a lid for 3-4 minutes or until almost done.
  3. Stir in the chickpeas and add a little bit of water (if needed, about 2 Tbsp) and the sour cream and tomato paste, cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the quinoa and the spinach. Finally stir in the garlic and basil and cook, while stirring for 1-2 more minutes until everything is combined.
  5. Serve warm!
  • Category: dinner


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 402
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 228g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 12g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 47g
Healthy Living
Author: Healthy Living


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