Chickpea Broccoli Salad with Tahini Garlic Sauce

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 4
Chickpea Broccoli Salad with Tahini Garlic Sauce
Health Highlights
Enjoy this crunchy and refreshing salad on its own or as a side!

Ingredients


2 tbsp Tahini (for dressing)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1 tbsp Water, filtered (add more to thin it out, for dressing)
2 clove(s) Garlic (crushed or minced, for dressing)
1/2 tsp Lemon juice (squeeze of lemon, for dressing)
1 pinch Sea Salt (to taste, for dressing)
1 dash Black pepper (to taste, for dressing)
1 head Broccoli, raw (small head, chopped)
1/4 medium Red onion (diced)
1/2 cup grated Carrots
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained
1 tbsp hulled Sunflower seeds (for topping)
1/2 avocado(s) Avocado (for topping)

Instructions


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the tahini, extra virgin olive oil, water, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Add a little more oil or water if it is too thick.
  2. Then, add the chopped broccoli, red onion, carrots, and chickpeas to the dressing and mix thoroughly to coat evenly.
  3. Once mixed, add sunflower seeds and top with avocado.

 

    

Notes:

Quick Tip:

Feel free to add any other veggies, such as red bell pepper, red cabbage, and spinach!




Nutritional Highlights: 

Chickpeas are a great source of protein and fiber.

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that is especially rich in vitamin C, folic acid, and fiber!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 333
Calories from fat 171
Calories from saturated fat 21.6
Total Fat 19.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 340 mg
Potassium 556 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 11.3 g
Sugars 6.5 g
Protein 11.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 2.1

Energy sources


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