Chickpea Salad

This is a salad I first tried out of a recipe book cuz I was having weird pregnancy fetishes. Not normally a dish that I would have tried, but I’m glad I did cuz it’s YUMMY.

I made it for Alexander and even he enjoyed it, despite the high proportion of rabbit food!

Chickpea Salad

 1/2 cup rinsed, drained, canned chickpeas
1 lebanese cucumber (130g), chopped coarsely
1/2 small red onion (50g), sliced thinly
1/2 cup (40g) seeded kalamata olives
1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1/4 coarsely chopped yellow capsicum
1 small egg tomato (90g), chopped
2 tablespoons tzatziki

1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped lemon rind
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Combine chickpeas, cucumber, onion, olives, parsely, capsicum and tomato in a medium bowl.

Combine ingredietns for dressing in screw-top jar, shake well.

Toss dressing with salad. Top with tzatziki.

Serves 1
Per serving 12.6g total fat (3g saturated fat); 1162kJ (278 cal); 29.3g carbohydrate; 11.9g protein; 9.8g fibre