Lebanese-style chickpea salad

Lebanese-style chickpea salad
This salad combines chickpeas with cauliflower in a light yoghurt dressing, flavoured with lemon juice and sesame paste.
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Last modified on: February 9th 2020

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 tinned (canned) chickpeas 250 g tinned (canned) chickpeas
  • 2 cauliflower 250 g cauliflower
  • 3 shallot 1 shallot
  • 4 Greek yoghurt 150 g Greek yoghurt
  • 5 tahini (sesame paste) 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)
  • 6 lemon juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 7 salt salt
  • 8 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 720 grams

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Thoroughly drain 250 g tinned (canned) chickpeas.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Dry on a cloth.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Prepare 250 g cauliflower and slice thinly (if you have one, a mandolin is ideal for this).

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Put the chickpeas and cauliflower in a salad bowl. Add 1 shallot finely chopped and a little chopped parsley.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Prepare the dressing by mixing 150 g Greek yoghurt, 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste) and 2 tablespoons lemon juice.

Salt and pepper then checking the seasoning.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Lebanese-style chickpea salad
Pour the dressing into the bowl and mix everything together.

Your salad is ready.
If you don't have any lemon juice handy, use a tablespoonful of vinegar instead.

The quantity of tahini can be adapted, either a little more or less, to suit your taste.

For a more authentic Lebanese touch, add a little mint in with the chopped parsley.
2 days at most in the fridge.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
658 Kcal or 2,755 Kj33 gr66 gr29 gr
33 %13 %6 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj5 gr9 gr4 gr
5 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
164 Kcal or 687 Kj8 gr17 gr7 gr
8 %3 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Sesame
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.83 €
  • Per person : 0.46 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Tinned (canned) chickpeasTinned (canned) chickpeas: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Couscous, Green hummus, Cauliflower and chickpea salad, Mixed vegetable curry, ... All
CauliflowerCauliflower: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cauliflower, chicken and avocado salad, Parmesan cauliflower cheese, Warm autumn salad, Cauliflower and purple eggplant with Greek pesto, Gratin "grilled inside", ... All
Greek yoghurtGreek yoghurt: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spinach and cashew brik rolls, Home-made doner kebab, Tzatziki, Light herb sauce, Spinach fritters, ... All
Lemon juiceLemon juice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Beetroot and cream cheese verrines, Nanou's tuna tart, Cubed salad, Chocolate mousse, Crispy potato and mushroom brik rolls, ... All
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