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Chipotle Quinoa Skillet with Chickpeas // ft. Keen One Quinoa

Time to heat it up with these flavorful quinoa skillets! Featuring Keen One Quinoa's Chipotle Quinoa Cup, this delicious plant-based recipe is sure to add some spice to your week. Enjoy this protein-packed dish straight out of the skillet or try it wrapped in some toasted tortillas!

Chipotle Quinoa Skillet with Chickpeas

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 30 min

Yield: 2 servings


  • 1 Keen One Quinoa's Chipotle Quinoa Cup

  • 1 cup chickpeas, cooked and drained

  • ¼ cup roasted bell peppers, diced

  • 2 tbsp avocado oil

  • sea salt and pepper to taste

  • ½ avocado, sliced

  • cilantro for garnishing

  • sea salt and pepper for garnishing


  1. Follow the directions on the package to cook the quinoa cup.

  2. While letting the quinoa sit, heat oil on high in two 6.5" cast iron skillets.

  3. Once hot, add ½ cup of chickpeas to each skillet and cook for 3 minutes while occasionally stirring to ensure they don't burn.

  4. Once the chickpeas are golden brown, add in the bell peppers and quinoa, dividing between the two skillets. Stir to combine and add sea salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Remove skillets from heat and garnish with avocado slices, cilantro, and a few cracks of sea salt and pepper. Enjoy!


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1 Comment

Christina Chang
Christina Chang
Jun 26, 2021

OMG AMAZING!!! I just made this for lunch. it’s good. Thanks for the amaaaazing recipe! 😍😘

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