Recipe: Sweet Chickpea Salad

Have a sweet tooth? Curb your sugar craving and get almost all your daily fiber needs with this quick and refreshing sweet chickpea salad!

March 01, 2018 | HF Healthy Living Team

Add a good source of nutrition to your diet with this sweet chickpea salad the whole family will love.

It’s filled with iron and potassium, nutrients that Americans don’t consume enough of. This delicious recipe is also high in copper, phosphorous, folate, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and vitamin K.

In just one serving, you also get more than half your fiber needs! The right amount of fiber will help keep you fuller on fewer calories, which may help with weight loss as well.

Try out this quick and nutritious recipe today!

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Sweet Chickpea Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe peach diced
  • ½ medium-size jicama Mexican turnip, diced
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado diced

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ lime juiced
  • tsp. garlic powder
  • tsp. cumin powder
  • tsp. sea salt
  • tsp. black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine peach, jicama, and chickpeas.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
  3. Pour the dressing into the medium bowl and toss completely.
  4. Add the avocado and fold in gently.

Recipe Notes

Serve chilled and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Sweet Chickpea Salad Nutrition Facts
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Want to try more chickpea recipes? Learn how to make your own hummus with this video.

 
Lisa Suriano
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About Lisa Suriano
Lisa Suriano is a certified nutritionist who holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Science and specializes in school food service as the Director of Operations for J.C. Food, a premier school food service consulting company for independent schools. Lisa founded the evidence-based, culinary-nutrition education program Veggiecation®, which introduces thousands of children and families to the delicious world of vegetables. She is thrilled to partner with Healthfirst to help introduce practical and palate-pleasing ideas for incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into the lives of the community! 
 

 

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