Recipes and Cooking Quinoa Toss with Chickpeas and Herbs 3.7 (14) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 1, 2010 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 60 mins Chill Time: 24 hrs Total Time: 25 hrs 25 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth 2 ears fresh corn or 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 15 ounce can chickpeas ½ cup crumbled feta cheese ¼ cup finely chopped sweet onion 3 tablespoon snipped fresh basil 2 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup diced, cooked beets Romaine leaves Directions Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh sieve under cold running water; drain. In saucepan bring broth to boiling. Add quinoa. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Remove from heat; set aside to cool. Cut corn from cobs. Rinse and drain chickpeas. In bowl combine quinoa, corn, chickpeas, cheese, onion, and herbs. For dressing, in bowl whisk together oil, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add to quinoa mixture; toss to coat. Cover and let stand at least 1 hour, or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Bring to room temperature before serving. Stir in beets just before serving. Serve in bowls lined with romaine leaves. Makes 8 (1-cup) servings. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 270 Calories 11g Fat 37g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 270 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 7mg 2% Sodium 665mg 29% Total Carbohydrate 37g 13% Total Sugars 9g Protein 9g Vitamin C 7.7mg 39% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 220mg 5% Folate, total 64.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.