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chickpea salad with avocado dressing

Chickpea Salad with Avocado Dressing


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  • Author: Alexandre Valente
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This amazing chickpea salad recipe shows you how you can turn an otherwise bland side dish into a main dish that is incredibly convenient and delicious.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 3 cups chickpeas
  • 1/2 onions (finely diced)
  • 7 cherry tomatoes or 1 tomato
  • 1 carrot (finely chopped)
  • 1 yellow pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • avocado dressing (to taste)
  • salt and black pepper (to taste)
  • fresh parsley (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Chop all the veggies, making sure the carrots and onions are finely chopped.
  2. Pour the chickpeas and all the veggies into a salad bowl.
  3. Dress the salad with some delicous vegan avocado dressing. (Don’t forget to check out our homemade 5-minute recipe)
  4. Season the salad to taste. Use salt, black pepper, and fresh parsley.
  5. Serve and voilá! Enjoy your delicious chickpea salad.

Notes

  • If you’re not using canned chickpeas, you must first soak the dry chickpeas. This is very important as it will reduce their cooking time, and will make them more digestible. Soak them overnight or ideally around 24 hours.
  • Cook your soaked chickpeas for around 1 to 2 hours or until they’re soft. If you have a pressure cooker, it should take 1 hour tops. Strain them to remove the foamy bits, and to cool them down.
  • Be generous when adding the avocado dressing. It will surely upgrade the flavor of your salad.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Main Course, Salad