Apple-Blackberry Chickpea Salad Recipe

In News by Justin Welton

Ingredients: Organic/Biodynamic

8 oz Chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
1 cup Quinoa
Small red onion, diced
Small apple, chopped
8 oz blackberries
Fresh herbs, such as: parsley, sage, rosemary, and basil
Fresh ground pepper, Celtic Sea salt, and ground nutmeg to taste
Apple cider vinegar, to taste
Cashews and pine nuts -to garnish

  1. Soak and cook the chickpeas till medium soft
  2. Cook the quinoa till its fluffy and drain any extra water
  3. In a large bowl mix diced onion, chopped apple, blackberries, and cooked chickpeas.
  4. Fold in fresh herbs, and season with fresh ground pepper, Celtic Sea salt, and nutmeg.
  5. Dress with apple cider vinegar to taste.
  6. Serve over cooked quinoa, and top with cashews and pine nuts

Additional optional toppings include toasted pecans, or toasted sesame seeds.

Can be served with all grasses such as millet, wild rice, or buckwheat, in place of quinoa if preferred.