Chickpea Quinoa Salad With Orange Soy & Sesame Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 navel orange, juiced
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2” chunk ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

CHICKPEA QUINOA SALAD

  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked (cook in the broth for best flavour)
  • 1 (540ml/19 fl. oz.) can chickpeas, drained (approx. 2 cups cooked)
  • 2/3 cup chopped kale (stems removed, packed)
  • 1/2 cup chopped red and green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 raw pumpkin seeds
  • 24 tbsp hemp hearts

INSTRUCTIONS

Orange Soy & Sesame Dressing

  1. Combine all ingredients. Mix well and set aside.

Chickpea & Quinoa Salad

  1. If not already chilled, refrigerate cooked quinoa.
  2. While the quinoa chills, combine kale with orange soy & sesame dressing. Set aside.
  3. Combine room temperature (or cooler) quinoa, kale, dressing, and all remaining ingredients.
  4. Refrigerate until chilled before serving.

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