Saffron Chickpeas and Bitter Greens with Quinoa
Saffron Chickpeas and Bitter Greens with Quinoa
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  • Summary

    Vegetarian proteins like chickpeas and quinoa make for a light but filling meal.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 teaspoon saffron
    • 1 1/2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    • Coarse salt
    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
    • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 large red bell pepper, sliced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 4 cups bitter greens, such as kale or dandelion, cut into 1/2-inch ribbons
    • 2 1/2 cups chopped watercress
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, plus leaves for garnish
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, plus leaves for garnish
    • 3 cups cooked quinoa
    • 1 avocado, sliced
    • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 397 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.42%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 35.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 313 mg 13.02%
    • Calcium: 198 mg 19.78%
    • Potassium: 767 mg 21.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 36.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 49 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 42.3%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 128.05%
    • Vitamin C 51.43%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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