This Cumin Spiced Chickpea Salad is a delicious and nutritious dish that combines the earthy flavor of cumin with the wholesome goodness of chickpeas. It’s a perfect choice for a quick and healthy meal that satisfies your taste buds and provides essential nutrients.
Cumin Spiced Chickpea Salad
- 2 cans (15 oz each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- Juice of 1 lemon
- In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, olive oil, ground cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Toss until chickpeas are evenly coated.
- Add the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and fresh parsley to the bowl. Mix gently to combine.
- Squeeze the lemon juice over the salad and toss once more to combine all the flavors.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve chilled and enjoy your Cumin Spiced Chickpea Salad!
Prep time: 15 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 250, Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 10g