Buffalo Salmon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

Buffalo Salmon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

Buffalo Salmon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad
Buffalo Salmon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad
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Buffalo Salmon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

Buffalo Salmon Quinoa & Chickpea Salad


  • Author: Amy RD, LDN
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

A few pantry staples bring this high protein, healthy and spicy grain salad together!


Ingredients

Salad
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 Can Salmon, drained
  • 1 Can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Celery Stalks
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper
Dressing
  • 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 3 tbsp Hot Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika

 


Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions.
  2. While the quinoa cooks, combine the dressing ingredients and whisk together. Set aside.
  3. Dice the celery and bell pepper and place into a large bowl. Add the chickpeas, salmon and cooked quinoa. Pour the dressing over top and mix together.
  4. Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with extra hot sauce, depending on how spicy you like your food!

 

Notes

Tip: If you want to amp up the “buffalo” flavor, add 1/4 cup of feta or blue cheese.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: Salad, Sides, Lunch, Dinner, Mediterranean
  • Method: Stovetop

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 212
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 582mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg

Keywords: Quinoa Salad, Buffalo Salad, Chickpeas

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