CHICKPEA SALAD RECIPE – VEGAN AND OIL FREE

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This Chickpea Salad is a refreshing summer salad recipe and you can easily add in more veggies too! It’s vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, and plant-based. 😉


Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 Persian cucumber
  • 1 Roma tomato
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/8 cup red onion
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Chop up the vegetables into bite size pieces and mix into a bowl with the chickpeas.
  2. Chop the parsley and mix with the lemon juice and salt.
  3. Pour the lemon juice and parsley mixture over the salad and toss to combine.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

  • If you can’t find Persian cucumbers you can use 1/3 of an English cucumber.
  • Need more sauce? You can add more lemon juice or add in some olive oil if you’re not following an oil-free diet.
  • Easily double or triple this recipe for entertaining.
  • Like most mixed salads, it’s even better the next day.
  • This salad should last about 4 days in the fridge stored in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 950IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2.3mg

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