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Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad

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Introduction

This is a delicious salad that can be served on the side with any meal. It is healthy and yet tastes indulgent - satisfying all areas! Vary amounts depending on how many you wish to serve

This is a delicious salad that can be served on the side with any meal. It is healthy and yet tastes indulgent - satisfying all areas! Vary amounts depending on how many you wish to serve

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6 as a side, but this depend

Metric Cups
  • ½ pumpkin
  • 1 can chickpeas (around 400g)
  • 10 grams sundried tomatoes (depending on your taste!)
  • mint
  • balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed well)
  • olive oil
  • ½ pumpkin
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (around 400g)
  • ⅓ ounce sundried tomatoes (depending on your taste!)
  • mint
  • balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed well)
  • olive oil

Method

Pumpkin and Chickpea Salad is a community recipe submitted by Peachie and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Roast pumpkin in oven until tender. Usually 20-30 mins at 200 degrees celsius. Set aside to cool
  • Drain sundried tomatoes on absorbent paper to remove excess oil, then chop into bite-sized morsels
  • Combine pumpkin, chickpeas and sundried tomatoes in bowl
  • Make a quick dressing with balsamic vinegar and garlic
  • Toss salad with dressing to coat. Drizzle with olive oil ( not too much as the sundried tomatoes will have residue oil as well )
  • Before serving, scatter fresh chopped mint over the top
  • Roast pumpkin in oven until tender. Usually 20-30 mins at 200 degrees celsius. Set aside to cool
  • Drain sundried tomatoes on absorbent paper to remove excess oil, then chop into bite-sized morsels
  • Combine pumpkin, garbanzo beans and sundried tomatoes in bowl
  • Make a quick dressing with balsamic vinegar and garlic
  • Toss salad with dressing to coat. Drizzle with olive oil ( not too much as the sundried tomatoes will have residue oil as well )
  • Before serving, scatter fresh chopped mint over the top
  • Additional Information

    These quantities are very general - add more or less depending on what your taste is. Also nice with nuts ( especially cashews! ) for added crunch.

    These quantities are very general - add more or less depending on what your taste is. Also nice with nuts ( especially cashews! ) for added crunch.

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