Moroccan Chickpea Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Moroccan Chickpea Salad recipe? Learn how to make Moroccan Chickpea Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by duchessdoright

Makes 4 servings



Preparation Time: 30 min Cooking Time: 5 min Level of Difficulty: Easy Who says salad isn?t satisfying enough for dinner? This fill-you-up recipe is packed with fibre-rich vegetables, chickpeas, and nuts all tossed together in a delicious garlic-yogurt dressing. You could easily substitute chopped cilantro or parsley for the mint if you prefer.

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan Chickpea Salad

1 cup plain fat-free yogurt
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp lemon zest, grated
1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp table salt
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp cumin seeds
30 oz chickpeas , drained and rinsed
2 large tomatoes, ripe, diced (about 2 1/2 cups)
2 large bell peppers, one red & one yellow, diced (about 1 1/4 cups)
1 cup carrots, shredded
1/2 cup scallion(s), sliced
1/2 cup mint leaves, fresh, cut into slivers (or chopped)
8 leaves lettuce,
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Recipe Directions for Moroccan Chickpea Salad

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together yogurt, oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt and cumin seeds until blended.

  2. Add chickpeas, tomatoes, peppers, carrots, scallions and mint; toss to mix and coat.

  3. Line 4 plates with 2 lettuce leaves each; top each with 2 cups of salad mixture.

  4. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon each of almonds; serve.

Categories

Beans, Salads, Side Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 531.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
371
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.9g
21%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
1132mg
47%
Potassium
790mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
48.8g
16%
Dietary Fiber
12.4g
50%
Sugars
15.7g
Protein
15.7g
Vitamin A 172% Vitamin C 210%
Calcium 23% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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