Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing
Recipe type: Side
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Yield: 4 cups
  • 1 19oz can no-salt added canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained (2 cups of chickpeas)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ¼ cup sweet onion, finely chopped
  • Optional add ins: chopped avocado, chopped parsley, white beans instead of chickpeas, corn
For the Citrus Dressing
  • 1 Tbsp oil (avocado oil or olive oil)
  • 3 Tbsp fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 packet stevia (or 1 Tbsp honey *nutrition will change)
  • salt & pepper to taste *optional
  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas and place in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Thaw frozen peas by putting in a small bowl, put enough water in to cover the peas. Microwave for 2½ minutes until hot and thawed. Drain. Add into the bowl with the chickpeas.
  3. Chop the onion and slice the tomatoes and add to the bowl with the chickpeas.
  4. Then, to make dressing, whisk all dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Adjust to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle dressing over chickpea mixture and serve, or chill in the fridge.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 188 Fat: 5.8 g Carbs: 26 g Sugar: 3.5 g Sodium: 74 mg Fiber: 5.6 g Protein: 7.4 g Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Busy But Healthy at https://busybuthealthy.com/easy-chickpea-spring-salad-with-citrus-dressing/