Supercharging Chickpea Salad

Supercharging Chickpea Salad

Supercharging chickpea salad

This supercharging chick pea salad is the perfect mid week salad that is full of proteins… Get this protein-packed salad to work or school in a well-sealed container. Give it a shake just before opening to redistribute the creamy dressing.

A quick, great tasting salad. A nice break from the traditional leafy green salads!
This salad is fourth in my #husbandkadabba series…



For the salad:

  • 1/2 cup chickpeas boiled and drained
  • 1/4 cup cucumber
  • 1 boiled egg
  • A handful of halved cherry tomatoes
  • 4 black olives cut in slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped capsicum
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/4 cup cut pineapple

For the dressing:

To make the dressing for this salad, whisk together all the dressing ingredients as follows and adjust salt and pepper to your taste:

  • 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp of chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp of chopped coriander
  • Salt and pepper to taste


To transfer all the prepped ingredients into the jar, first pour in the dressing and let it settle at the bottom of the jar. Now layer with cucumber, chickpeas, followed by a slice of boiled egg, onions,cherry tomatoes, olives, capsicum and pineapple.

Your supercharged dabba of the day is ready…

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