Warm Chickpeas Salad with Asparagus

Gluten Free, Vegan

Spring means asparagus and what better way to enjoy it than a warm salad with quinoa and chickpeas.


  • 10 asparagus talks (cut in half)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas (or from a can)
  • your favourite lettuce such as romaine, arugula etc.
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • thinly sliced raw carrots
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • salt & pepper
  • coconut oil


Step 1 – In a pan heat some coconut oil on medium heat.

Step 2 – On a plate lay out your lettuce and sliced carrots.

Step 3 – Once oil has melted add cooked quinoa and chickpeas and mix so that oil covers them

Step 4 – Add minced garlic and oregano, a little salt and pepper and mix well

Step 5 – Once warmed, take quinoa mixture and put on top of lettuce

Step 6 – Add more oil to your pan if needed, add a little salt

Step 7 – Place asparagus in pan and cover in the oil and salt until tender

Step 8 –  Add asparagus to your plate and enjoy!