Give your body a treat and your energy levels a lift with this delicious and super- nutritious salad. Rich in fibre, antioxidants, and healthy fats to support your immune system.
Chickpea and Avocado Salad:
1 romaine lettuce, shredded (or mixture of other salad leaves)
1 400g tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
30g mixed sunflower, pumpkin seeds and pine nuts
1 large, ripe avocado, peeled and stone removed
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp freshly, squeezed lemon or lime juice
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp Dijon mustard
½ clove garlic, crushed
Black pepper, freshly ground
Add all dressing ingredients to a food processor. Blitz to a smooth consistency.
Add a pinch of sea salt and black pepper. Adjust seasoning to own taste.
Add the lettuce and chickpeas to a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss the salad to combine. Sprinkle over the seeds and pine nuts and serve straight away.
Be creative – add other favourite, fresh, colourful, chopped vegetables to this salad for extra nutrient power.
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