Chickpea Salad with Hint of Lemon Dressing

Author: Canadian Living

Great for packing, and bursting with flavour, this salad can be doubled for a larger crowd and makes a tasty summer sandwich spooned into lettuce-lined pita breads.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpea drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cups thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced sweet onion such as Vidalia
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced radish
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup grape tomato quartered
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomato quartered
Hint of Lemon Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Method

Hint of Lemon Dressing: In large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, mustard, lemon rind, salt and pepper.

Add chickpeas, celery, onions, radishes and parsley; toss to coat. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Add tomatoes; toss to coat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 727 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 195.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 35.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 20.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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