Quick and Easy Carrot and Chickpea Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick and Easy Carrot and Chickpea Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Quick and Easy Carrot and Chickpea Salad

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"A refreshing and different spin on a carrot salad given to me by a neighbor many years ago."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth; add carrots, chickpeas, parsley, and onion and toss to coat.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You don't have to use white onion. You can use red or green onions instead.
  • It can be eaten as is or set in fridge for a while. Keeps in the fridge for 2 days.
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Jul 29, 2014

I love this fresh and satisfying salad and have had it as a side salad and as as a main dish for lunch (keeps well for at least 2 days)! Simple, inexpensive, quick to put together and it uses ingredients that I always have on hand. The cumin gives it a nice Moroccan twist and because I love cumin, I did add an extra half teaspoon and I might try a pinch of cinnamon next time. I also used green onion instead of the white and will try it with a red onion next time. This one is a keeper!

 
Jul 15, 2014

Perfect summer salad. I made this using dried chickpeas that I soaked overnight then boiled in a pressure cooker for 15 minutes instead of canned. It had a tex-mex taste to it, perhaps the cumin and parsley gave it that twang. :-) I tasted it immediately after mixing all the ingredients and then let it sit in the fridge for an hour before serving. It is definitely much more flavourful after melding. Its flavour is not overbearing in any way. I served this with a light quiche type savoury pie and it was a perfect compliment. I will serve it on a bed of spinach leaves the next time! Thank you Manella for sharing.

 

5 Ratings

Jul 15, 2014

This is a lovely chickpea carrot salad. Having a daughter who loves chickpeas, I have made many different salads with them. What makes this salad extra special for us is the addition of fresh parsley to the delicious dressing. I added extra cumin and red onion for personal preference…. This salad is a great example of simple ingredients coming together for a healthy and tasty dish. Manella… thank you for sharing...

 
Oct 18, 2014

I am the submitter of this recipe, and want to thank Buckwheat Queen for giving the recipe a wonderful face, and a great review..

 
Jul 13, 2014

This sounds perfect! I'm having friends over after work tomorrow, one of whom is a real gourmande, which always makes me nervous (even though I'm pretty good in the kitchen). I'll serve this along with a bruscetta made with sauteed kale and goat cheese. It will be a perfect foil to the spicy-hot kale mixture. Thanks a million!!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 6.2 g
  • 25%
  • Protein
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 483 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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