Chickpea Waldorf Salad Is A Lighter, Meat-Free Version Of The Traditional Salad That Vegetarians Can Enjoy

chickpea salad

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup plain full-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (14-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 ribs celery, finely chopped
  • 1 medium apple, chopped into 1/4-inch chunks
  • 1 cup red grapes
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 4 cups fresh spinach

 

METHOD

Prepare the yogurt dressing by combining the yogurt, apple cider vinegar, mustard, honey, salt, crushed red pepper flakes, and pepper in a bowl. Whisk until well-combined.

Combine chickpeas, celery, apple, grapes, onion, parsley, and walnuts in a large bowl. Stir in the dressing and toss until evenly coated. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before serving, or up to 5 days.

Serve salad over fresh spinach.

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