Chickpeas Salad

Chickpea Salad
Yields4 Servings
DifficultyBeginnerPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins
 1 cup Chickpeasfresh
 4 cups Water
 ¼ tsp Baking Soda
 ¼ tsp Salt
 1 Tomatolarge, chopped
 1 Red Onionmedium, chopped
 1 Cucumbermedium, chopped
 2 tbsp CorianderLeaves (Cilantro)chopped
 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Cuminground
 1 Jalapeño Peppersmall, seeded, chopped
 3-4 Lettuce leavesshredded

To prepare the chickpeas: Soak chickpeas for 4-5 hours in cold water. Drain and rinse.


To cook the chickpeas: In a pot, add soaked chickpeas, 4 cups of water and 1⁄4 tsp baking soda. Add salt and boil chickpeas for 20 minutes or until tender.


In a separate bowl, add tomato, red onion, cucumber, coriander, lemon juice and cumin. Mix well. Add jalapeño.


Add cooked chickpeas to the mixture and toss well until all chickpeas are well coated.


Serve over shredded lettuce.

Chef's Tip:


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 210Calories from Fat 30
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.5g6%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 250mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 36g12%
Dietary Fiber 10g40%
Sugars 9g
Protein 11g22%

Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 8%
Iron 20%

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