This chickpea salad is made of different ingredients and is bursting with colour, health, taste and flavour. Serve alone or with roasted veges, meat and hummus.

Serves 4-6
“To insure good health – eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” – William Londen.

“Food” is one of life’s dependable pleasures and it can be a wholesome experience, if you’re eating the proper food. This chickpea salad recipe is rich in good carbohydrates and fats, nutrient-dense, lean, full of protein and fibre. It is tasty and will also satiate your hunger.

Ingredients:

1. Chick Peas – 1 can
2. Chopped Cucumber, Onion, Celery, Coriander, Tomatoes, Iceberg Lettuce – can also include Capsicums, Romaine lettuce, Broccoli, Carrots and other veges.
3. Salt – to taste

For Dressing:

1. Olive Oil
2. Lemon – 1
3. Garlic – 2 cloves
4. Black Pepper – 1/2 tbsp

To make salad: Drain and wash the chick peas and layer them in a salad bowl. Then add all the vegetables and salt. Mix well.

To make the dressing: Mix olive oil, lime juice, garlic and pepper.

Drizzle the dressing over the salad. This can also be substituted with any kind of ready-made dressing available. Also, I garnished the salad with a few walnuts and dried cranberries to make it more exciting and health packed!

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