Quinoa with Chickpeas and Tomatoes

This hearty salad makes a delicious side dish, or a complete meal topped with grilled sliced chicken or steak or stuffed into peppers, topped with cheese and baked.

Quinoa with Chickpeas and Tomatoes
1 cup quinoa
salt, to taste
2 cups water
1 can chickpeas, drained
1 tomato, chopped, or grape tomatoes, halved
1 clove garlic, minced
3 Tbsp. lime juice
4 tsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
salt and pepper, to taste
chopped fresh parsley or cilantro

Bring the quinoa, salt, and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, anywhere from 15-25 minutes. Transfer to a bowl with the remaining ingredients, toss, and serve.