Marinated Chickpea Salad

Marinated Chickpea Salad IMAGE Image by: Marinated Chickpea Salad IMAGE Author: Canadian Living

Canned chickpeas are a convenient shortcut used in this marinated salad. Lemon juice adds flavour and helps mellow out the raw onion. Add the cilantro just before serving to keep it bright green.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2013

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cucumber quartered lengthwise and sliced
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Method

In bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil, coriander, pepper, cayenne pepper and salt. Add chickpeas, cucumber and onion; stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. (Make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Stir in cilantro.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 279 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 199.0
  • Potassium 226 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 27 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 31.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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