Fresh Chickpea Salad

Fresh Chickpea Salad | Add A Little

Since the weather is getting so much warmer, I love dining al fresco. Like I practically eat lunch in the park whenever I can.

Fresh Chickpea Salad | Add A Little

I’ve been craving beans like a madwoman recently (probably due to my recent trip to Ethos where they had an amazing salads and a flavourful chickpea tagine!) so I’ve been making so many recipes with them!

Fresh Chickpea Salad | Add A Little
I love making salads with beans because a) they don’t go soggy and actually taste really good and even better when left in the fridge to marinade and b) They are really light and healthy so it doesn’t weigh you down on a hot summers day!

Fresh Chickpea Salad | Add A Little

Fresh Chickpea Salad vegan, gluten free, dairy free
Serves 2

I like to make this a few hours prior to making it as I think the flavours really work well together. I serve it atop leaves, here I used lambs lettuce which was wonderfully sweet and tender but spinach would work, or if you’re looking for a stronger flavour, arugula would be wonderful!

1/2 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
Handful of cherry tomatoes, diced
1/3 cucumber, diced
1 spring onion, sliced finely
Handful of coriander (parsley would also work well)
1/2 lemon, juice and a bit of zest
Salt and pepper, to taste
Extra virgin olive oil

Make a dressing out of the lemon, salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil in a jar and shake it up.

Pour all the ingredients in a bowl and dress with the dressing.

Serve straight away or allow to chill in the fridge for the flavours to marinade.

Fresh Chickpea Salad | Add A Little


Link Love Sunday

Link Love Sunday | Add A Little

I’m back from New York and it was so amazing so I will have a roundup as soon as possible after I’ve recovered from the mountain of revision that I’m currently in (hence the lack of posts)! SO glad that weather is so lovely now that I’m back home – it feels good to finally get some sun on me!

This hearty kale salad!

Loving this sandwich and happy news!

This spread sounds great on radish toast!

This beautiful salad!

Gotta love some pesto pasta and this has a lovely kick from the sun dried tomatoes!

This smoothie bowl looks thick and dreamy.

This greens, date and kumquat salad looks wonderful.

I want this rice noodle dish with veggies and tofu and sesame now please!

Slow roasted spring leeks farro and another pesto recipe!

The best appetiser of grilled artichokes with lemony aioli!

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