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Rushmore CrossFit


July 2, 2024

Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas & Avocado


1 cup quinoa, rinsed

1 15oz can chickpeas, drained & rinsed

1 ripe avocado, diced

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup diced red onion

juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp olive oil

salt & pepper to taste


  • Cook quinoa according to package directions. Once cooked, set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chickpeas, diced avocado, cherry tomatoes, cilantro and red onions.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing over the quinoa salad and toss until everything is evenly coated.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat.

Macros Per Serving: Calories 350 | 12g Protein | 40g Carbs | 20g Fat | 

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