Crunchy chickpea salad

Crunchy chickpea salad

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Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Use bulghar wheat as the base for a Moroccan-inspired salad of pine nuts, raisins, pulses, coriander and parsley

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal300
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.25g
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Ingredients

    For the salad

    • 200g bulghar wheat
    • 50g pine nut
    • 1 leek, finely diced
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    • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    • juice of 2 lemon
      Lemon

      Lemon

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    • 50g raisin
    • 400g can chickpea, drained
    • 4 tbsp chopped fresh herb such as parsley, corriander

    To serve

    • iceberg lettuce leaves
    • strips of red pepper
    • radish
      Radish

      Radish

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    • celery sticks
      Celery

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    Method

    1. Cook the bulghar wheat according to packet instructions. Allow to cool. Lightly toast the pine nuts in a non-stick pan over a low heat, until golden.

    2. Put all the salad ingredients into a bowl and toss together well. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. Serve piled on to plates or into bowls with iceberg lettuce, radishes, red pepper and celery.

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    Comments (2)

    elisaholmes's picture
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    Great recipe. Used wild rice instead of bulghar wheat, which added great texture.

    carmelbasley's picture

    Lovely with couscous too, and added some chopped apple.

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