1. Cook quinoa as you would rice or according to box directions and let cool.
2. In a bowl add all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
3. Serve with chicken, fish or steak. This salad is full of protein and fiber and is very healthy.
4. This salad can be stored in a container and served the next day as well and will still taste good.
This healthy yet delicious chickpea and quinoa salad is a great alternative to your traditional and boring leafy green salad. The quinoa serves as a great base for the flavorful vinaigrette and protein filled garbanzo beans. Since quinoa is gluten free, this dish makes the perfect side dish for those who do not eat other grains.