banner
alive logo
foodfamilylifestylebeautysustainabilityhealthimmunity

Chickpea Goji Berry Salad

    Share

    Chickpea Goji Berry Salad

    Make this salad on a lazy Sunday afternoon and bring to work for weekday lunches. Dried blueberries or golden berries can replace the goji berries.

    Advertisement

    2/3 cup (160 mL) slivered almonds
    1 - 19 oz (532 g) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    1 - 10 oz (280 g) can mandarin orange segments, drained
    2/3 cup (160 mL) dried goji berries
    1 small red onion, diced
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 in (2.5 cm) piece fresh ginger, minced
    1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
    1 cup (250 mL) parsley, chopped
    4 oz (125 mL) feta cheese, cubed
    2 Tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar
    2 Tbsp (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
    Fresh ground black pepper to taste

    In dry skillet over medium heat, toast slivered almonds until golden brown, about 4 minutes, stirring often.

    Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Store in refrigerator for several hours before serving.

    Serves 4.

    Each serving contains: 467 calories; 16 g protein; 23 g total fat (6 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 53 g carbohydrates; 11 g fibre; 561 mg sodium

    Source: "Sweet Nutrition", alive #339, January 2011

    Advertisement

    Chickpea Goji Berry Salad

    Directions

    Advertisement
    Ad
    Advertisement
    Advertisement

    READ THIS NEXT

    SEE MORE »
    Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprout Tempeh Stir-Fry

    Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprout Tempeh Stir-Fry

    This Asian-inspired stir-fry takes full advantage of the crunch Brussels sprouts achieve when they’re heated quickly. The sweet-and-sour sauce delivers a tangy edge, and tempeh offers plant-based protein and a blast of umami. If you want meat in the dish, you can replace tempeh with ground pork. Ready, set, go Stir-frying is a cooking method that thrives on speed. That means you want to have all of your ingredients prepped and ready to go into the pan. That also means no chopping on the fly.