Chickpea Summer Salad

Chickpeas-the number one ingredient you should always have in your house ! So versatile to use and great to add to salads for a great flavour and extra protein. This recipe can be used with a variety of ingredients and I guarantee your whole family will love the dressing!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large bowl mixed salad greens (different varieties lettuce/mustard greens etc)
  • 2 celery sticks, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch radish, roughly chopped
  • 2 sliced spring onions
  • 1 tin chickpeas (drained and rinsed)

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 freshly squeezed lime
  • 3 tbsp coconut vinegar (or 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp maple syrup)
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp hemp seeds*

Dash or black pepper and Himalayan salt

  • *If legally allowed to be eaten in your country.
  • Otherwise replace with an additional 1 tsp chia seeds

Instructions
 

  • Combine all salad ingredients in a bowl and mix
  • Combine all salad dressing ingredients in a jar and shake to combine ingredients. Add to salad greens and thoroughly combine with salad utensils

Notes

If not using all at once, it is best to add the salad dressing separately per portion to avoid the salad wilting in the fridge.
I also added Mighty Bean Tempeh Oriental Tempeh to this recipe the next day for added variety. More details at: http://www.mightybeantempeh.com.au/

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