Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Tahini Dressing:

  • 1 Tbsp (15-20g) Tahini

  • 1 clove of garlic, minced

  • Juice of 1/4 of a lemon

  • 1/4 cup (60mls) of water 

Salad ingredient ideas:

  • 1/2 cup canned chickpeas, drained & rinsed

  • A few handfuls of rocket & spinach, wilted

  • 1/2 a carrot, grated 

  • Handful of red cabbage, shredded

  • Handful of flat leaf Parsley, chopped

  • Handful of halved cherry tomatoes

Method:

  1. Prepare the dressing by mixing all ingredients together until smooth. You may need more or less water depending on your desired consistency. You may also want to adjust the amount of lemon and garlic for your own taste preference.

  2. Prepare your desired salad ingredients in a bowl, chickpeas and tahini are a fantastic combination but whatever you want to include is up to your own taste preference! When ready coat ingredients in most of the tahini dressing leaving a little to drizzle on the top. 

Nutrition fact:

Per tablespoon tahini contains 5g of protein, 2.5g of fibre, 182mg of calcium (~18% of the average RDI), 1mg of iron (5-13% RDI), and 1mg of zinc (7-13% RDI). 

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