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Chickpea salad recipe


Chickpea salad is a great option for a light, healthy and very practical meal or side dish, as well as being very tasty.

Chickpeas are a type of food that is very beneficial to health, as they are rich in protein and fiber, and are widely used in various recipes, such as soups, salads and even desserts. There are people who turn away from this grain, but it can be very tasty depending on the preparation. Therefore, today we bring you a delicious recipe for chickpea salad.

In fact, this salad is a great option for a light, practical and very healthy meal, as well as being tasty. It is very easy and quick to make, and can be served individually or as a side dish for lunch or dinner, pairing very well with grilled meats, etc.

Anyway, preparation time is 40 minutes and yields 6 servings.

Take the opportunity to also check out the tropical salad recipe.

Chickpea salad recipe


  • 200 g of chickpeas
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • green scent to taste
  • 1 lemon juice
  • Salt to taste

Preparation mode

  1. Firstly, you need to soak the chickpeas overnight. Therefore, in a bowl add the chickpeas and cover with water, and let it rest overnight.
  2. So, the next day, to prepare the salad you need to cook the chickpeas. Drain the water and place the chickpeas in the pressure cooker, add a pinch of salt, a clove of garlic and enough water to cover.
  3. Therefore, close the pan and let it cook under pressure for 10 minutes.
  4. After this time, remove and drain the chickpeas and set aside.
  5. Now, it's time to prepare the other salad ingredients. Peel and chop the red onion, tomato, garlic cloves and chop the green chilli.
  6. In a container prepare the salad dressing, with olive oil, lemon juice, chopped garlic, mustard and onion.
  7. Transfer the chickpeas to a mixing bowl, add the sauce, chopped tomato and salt and mix very well.
  8. Place in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  9. After that, mix the green chilli and the chickpea salad is ready to serve.

Chickpea salad preparation tips

  • For this recipe, we made a simple salad dressing, but you can make something more substantial, using natural yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil and herbs of your choice. In fact, check out other salad dressing options.
  • Additionally, you can also spice up your chickpea salad, including other ingredients such as cucumber, pepper, carrot, corn, pea and etc.
  • To add freshness to the salad, you can also add mint when finishing.
  • This salad is a great accompaniment to grilled chicken fillet.

So, did you enjoy learning this recipe? Therefore, you will also enjoy learning how to make a chickpea and avocado sandwich.

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