Deli Chickpea Salad

Deli Chickpea Salad Author: Canadian Living Credits: Deli Chickpea Salad

Pack this hearty, tasty salad in a plastic container to eat by itself or use it as a filling for a whole wheat pita pocket that you've packed separately. You can replace the salami strips with Black Forest ham if your child prefers.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 2 red peppers
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • salt
  • 2 cans (19 oz/540 mL) chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 oz sliced hot or mild salami cut in strips
  • 1/2 cup black oil-cured olives pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 carrots shredded
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Method

Cut red peppers in half lengthwise. Place, cut side down, on foil-lined baking sheet; broil until blistered, 15 minutes. Let stand until cool enough to handle. Peel off blackened skin; seed and cut into strips.

In large bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, mustard, pepper and salt. Add red peppers, chickpeas, salami, olives, onion, carrots, parsley and oregano; toss to coat. Serve on lettuce-lined plates.

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

  • Sodium 1166 mg
  • Protein 17 g
  • Calories 459.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 58 g

%RDI

  • Iron 24.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 53.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 137.0
  • Vitamin C 185.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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