Satisfying Chickpea Salad

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Jan. 29, 2014

Perfect salad for any season!


Boiled chickpeas 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (garbanzo beans)
Romane lettuce 1/2 , roughly chopped
Cherry tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs) (any variety)
Carrot 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , julienned
Red onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , cut lengthwise
Baby cucumber 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , diced
Black olives slices 2 Tablespoon (as needed)
Sliced pickled jalapeno pepper To Taste
For dressing
Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (or your favorite herb)
Lemon zest 1/4 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Salt and pepper To Taste
Olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For topping
Roasted pine nuts 1 Tablespoon (or any nuts of your choice)
Croutons 2 Tablespoon (Optional)



1. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, carrot, onion, cucumber, olives, jalapeno, and chickpeas.

For Dressing:

2. In a measuring cup, combine garlic, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Whisk well.

3. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss well.


4. Garnish with pine nuts, croutons and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 225Calories from Fat 114

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 162 mg6.75%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet