Three ways with Chickpea Marinated Salad

If you love falafels, you will love this faster alternative. While the salad keeps the same yum flavor as falafel, it saves you time of having to process and cook it. Finally once you make it, you can serve it in at least three different ways. Serve it as it is, use it to fill the pita pocket add humus or yoghurt dressing for additional flavour or fold it in a wrap with omelette. However you decide to have it you can be assured that you had filling and tasty meal.


1x 400g chickpea canned rinsed and drained (used Delish)

3 Cup mesculine salad mix (used Pams)

¼ Cup Carrot, thinly sliced lengthwise

¼ Cup Capsicum red, thinly sliced lengthwise

¼ Cup Cucumber, thinly sliced lengthwise

1 Orange

1 Avocado, medium

For chickpeas marinade

1 tb virgin olive oil

1tsp cumin powder

Salt and pepper to taste


Coat chickpeas in marinade and leave aside for ½ hour.

Meanwhile chop up carrot, cucumber, capsicum, avocado and peeled orange.

In salad bowl toss mesculine salad mix with chopped vegetables and orange, add marinated chickpeas .

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