Lemon Caper Chickpea Salad

We have been on a big chickpea kick lately! The flavors of lemon and capers pair so well together we just had to try them in a chickpea salad. We end up making chickpea salad at least once a week. It’s such a simple recipe and takes about 10-15 minutes tops to throw it all together. We think you’ll love it just as much as we do. Happy eating!

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Ingredients:

1 15oz. can of chickpeas

2 Tbsp. tahini

2 Tbsp. vegan mayo, we love the new Just Mayo

1/4 cup celery, diced small

1/8 cup green onions, diced small

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1-2 Tbsp. capers

1 tsp. mustard powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

paprika for garnish

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Method of Prep:

Drain and rinse the can of chickpeas.

In a bowl, smash the chickpeas. I’ve found that using the backside of a ladle or a fork works well. But when I’m pressed or time, my hands work just as well.

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Add in the tahini, mayo, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and mustard powder. Mix until combined.

Fold in the celery, green onions and capers.

This recipe makes 2 servings.

This chickpea salad is so versatile, you can eat it right out of the bowl, in a romaine wrap to avoid gluten, in a pita pocket, or on just about any bread you love.

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Serve room temperature or cold, enjoy!

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Categories: Main Dishes, Sides and Appetizers, Snacks

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2 Comments on “Lemon Caper Chickpea Salad”

  1. Sandy Lynn
    April 2, 2014 at 9:47 pm #

    Absolutely delicious. My husband is asking for me to make this again very soon.

    • April 4, 2014 at 12:40 pm #

      Thanks!! This is one recipe I tend to make at least once a week. It’s so easy! 🙂

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