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Spiced chickpea salad by Chrissy Freer

Spiced chickpea salad for 4 person

A touch of Indian spice mix peps up the lemony dressing for this tasty combo of tomato, chickpeas, green vegies and fresh coriander.

Ingredients for Spiced chickpea salad

  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 x 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 200g green beans, topped, halved
  • 1 x 250g punnet grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, ends trimmed, halved, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 4 shallots, white part only, ends trimmed, thinly sliced

Spiced chickpea salad, How to Make

  • Step 1
    Whisk together the garam masala, olive oil and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add the chickpeas and toss to coat.
  • Step 2
    Cook the beans in a saucepan of boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp. Refresh under cold running water. Drain.
  • Step 3
    Add the beans, tomato, cucumber, shallot and coriander to the chickpea mixture and gently toss until just combined. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with yoghurt, if desired.

Notes:
Variation: To give this Indian salad a Mexican twist, simply replace the garam masala with ground cumin and the chickpeas with canned three-bean mix. Instead of yoghurt, crumble some feta over the salad to serve.

Additional information for Spiced chickpea salad

Preparation: 0:10 Minutes, Cooking: 0:05 Minutes, Serving: 4 Person, Level:

Nutrition Info:

585 kj Energy, 6g Fat Total, 1g Saturated Fat, 6g Fibre, 6g Protein, 163.21mg Sodium, 3g Carbs (sugar), 13g Carbs (total),

All nutrition values are per serve

This Spiced chickpea salad published first on: Australian Good Taste, Images by: Rob Palmer & Mark O’Meara

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