Chick Pea Salad


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Chick Pea Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Recipe Creator: Bhavna
Ingredients
  • 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)
  • Honey or other sweetness can be added to balance flavor
FOR TOPPING
  • Roasted pine nuts 1 Tablespoon (or any nuts of your choice)
  • Croutons 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
Instructions
MAKING
  1. 1. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, carrot, onion, cucumber, olives, jalapeno, and chickpeas.
For Dressing:
  1. 2. In a measuring cup, combine garlic, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Whisk well.
  2. 3. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss well.
SERVING
  1. 4. Garnish with pine nuts, croutons and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes
I use pressure cooker to boil Chick peas so it takes very short time to cook.