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Spicy Chickpea Salad

25 min Mediterranean Dinner Dairy freeGluten freeLactose freeQuick & Easy

If you’re allergic to dairy products, substitute soft cheese for lactose-free cheese. If you have allergy to gluten, switch to gluten-free bread. If you suffer from allergy to nuts, try sesame or chia seeds. Learn more about alternative ingredients.


  • Cumin, ground - 2 g (0.5 tsp)
  • Salt - 0.3 g (1 pinch)
  • Olive oil - 20 ml
  • Lemon juice - 30 ml (2 tbsp)
  • Parsley, chopped - 10 g (2 tbsp)
  • Apple cider vinegar - 15 ml (1 tbsp)
  • Lemon zest - 5 g (1 tsp)
  • Tomato, chopped - 100 g (1 whole)
  • Red onion, chopped - 50 g (0.5 whole)
  • Chickpeas - 200 g
  • Cucumber, chopped - 100 g (1 whole)

How to make:

  1. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk with a fork and set aside
  2. Place the chickpeas in a large bowl and add the cumin and salt, mix to combine
  3. Heat a little olive oil in a pan and fry the chickpeas for two minutes, stirring gently. Transfer into a bowl and allow to cool slightly
  4. Chop the cucumber, tomato, red onion and combine in a serving bowl. Drizzle some dressing over the salad. Add the chickpeas on top and serve

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