Cucumber chickpea salad
Our cucumber chickpea salad is a refreshing and nutritious delight that strikes a perfect balance between taste and health. This salad combines crisp slices of cucumber with tender chickpeas, creating a textural contrast that enhances the pleasure of every bite.
Cucumbers, composed of over 90% water, hydrate and refresh, while chickpeas provide a protein-rich and fiber-packed base. The addition of fresh herbs, such as parsley and mint, enriches the flavor and adds nutrients. The salad is often seasoned with a dressing made from olive oil, lemon juice, and herbs, creating a light and flavorful experience.
Beyond its delightful taste, this salad offers numerous health benefits. It serves as an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, promoting healthy digestion due to its high fiber content. The cucumber chickpea salad is not only a refreshing treat on warm days but also a nutritious choice for a well-balanced diet.
What you need (for 4 persons)
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 1 can chickpeas (400 grams, preferably organic, drained)
- little chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon of cumin
- 1 clove of garlic (chopped)
- 1 cucumber in pieces
- 100 grams of spinach leaves
- salt & pepper
How you make it
Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the chickpeas, chilli powder, cumin and garlic. Bake for 3 minutes, then season with salt and pepper. Mix everything with the cucumber and the spinach leaves. Enjoy!
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