Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas provide both protein and carbohydrate so this salad could be served as part of your evening meal or it could be used as a light meal on its own.

300 gram can of chickpeas, drained
3 spring onions chopped
1 red pepper – finely sliced
½ - ¾ cup diced cucumber
1 carrot grated
½ cup coriander

Mix all ingredients together.  Make the dressing and pour over salad.  Mix gently to combine.

Dressing
1 tbsp olive oil
¼ cup balsamic vinegar or lemon juice
1 tsp honey
1 clove garlic finely chopped
1 teaspoon of finely chopped root ginger

In a jar shake the ingredients to combine. 

 

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