Moroccan Chickpea & Quinoa Cups

Moroccan Chickpea & Quinoa Cups


2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon cumin½ teaspoon turmeric

¼ teaspoon cayenne

1 cup quinoa

⅓ cup golden raisins

1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

¼ cup chopped cilantro


Prepare filling:

Heat olive oil in a medium pot over medium-high heat.Add onion to oil and saute until edges begin to brown. Stir garlic and spices into onion. Cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant (about 30 seconds). Cook quinoa in a separate pot, according to package directions. Remove quinoa from heat and stir in chickpeas, golden raisins, the onion and garlic mix and cilantro. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.

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