Looking for a quick and easy dish that’s both healthy and filling? Look no further than this boiled chickpea salad recipe! This salad is packed with protein and fiber from the chickpeas, as well as fresh vegetables and herbs that add crunch and flavor. It’s perfect for a light lunch or a side dish at dinner.
One of the best things about this recipe is its versatility. You can easily adjust the ingredients and seasoning to suit your tastes or use up whatever produce you have on hand. Plus, it’s a great option for meal prep as it can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for several days.
To make this boiled chickpea salad, simply mix together cooked chickpeas, diced vegetables, and herbs. Then, whisk together a simple dressing of lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper and toss it with the salad. The result is a bright and fresh dish that’s perfect for any occasion.
|Fresh mint||1/4 cup|
|Lemon juice||2 tbsp.|
|Olive oil||2 tbsp.|
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked chickpeas, diced onion, diced bell pepper, and diced cucumber.
- Add in the chopped fresh mint, and mix everything together until well combined.
- In a separate small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper until the dressing is well mixed.
- Pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and toss everything together until the salad is evenly coated.
- Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Before serving, give the salad a quick stir and adjust the seasoning if needed.
- Chickpeas are a good source of protein, fiber, and essential minerals such as iron and phosphorus.
- Onions are a low-calorie vegetable that provides antioxidants and vitamin C.
- Bell peppers are a good source of vitamin C and fiber, as well as antioxidants such as beta-carotene.
- Cucumbers are low in calories and a good source of vitamin K, vitamin C, and potassium.
- Mint is a low-calorie herb that provides small amounts of vitamins and minerals, as well as antioxidants.
- Lemon juice is a good source of vitamin C and provides a citrusy flavor to the dish.
- Olive oil is a healthy fat that provides monounsaturated fats and antioxidants.
- Salt and pepper provide flavor to the dish but should be used in moderation.
|240 Kcal||29 gm||10 gm||10 gm|
Total servings: 2