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Warm chorizo & chickpea salad

Warm chorizo & chickpea salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Full of bold flavours like chorizo, dried tomatoes and red onion, this salad is bulked out with chickpeas to give 3 of your 5 a day

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal354
fat18g
saturates7g
carbs24g
sugars13g
fibre7g
protein19g
salt1.4g
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Ingredients

  • 280g pack cooking chorizo , sliced
  • 1 large red onion , finely sliced
  • 2 red peppers , deseeded and cut into strips
  • 400g can chickpeas , drained and rinsed
  • 12 semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 100g bag rocket , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large frying pan, dry-fry the chorizo until golden for about 10 mins, then use a slotted spoon to scoop it from the pan and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Add the onion and peppers to the pan and soften in the chorizo fat for 10 mins. Stir in the chickpeas and tomatoes, warming through.

  • STEP 3

    Pour in the red wine vinegar and season. Serve in bowls with handfuls of rocket on top.

RECIPE TIPS
HEALTHY BENEFITS

Chickpeas are a great source of low-fat protein – so particularly useful for vegetarians. Chickpeas are also rich in fibre, iron and vitamins, plus a portion counts as 1 of your 5-a-day.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2015

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