When you are looking for a high protein meal that isn’t meat, this Chickpea Loaf is a great option! Chickpea and vegetable loaf then finished with BBQ glaze.
Chickpeas add a protein boost to this tasty salad that is a great addition to your next outdoor feast.
The dressing is based on lemon with a flavor depth from the fresh parsley and mint.
This is a great foundation recipe which you can add additional elements based on what you have around the campsite, like apples, celery, red onions, or bell peppers.
1 lemon, juiced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
salt, to taste
2 (14-ounce) (400g) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
1 small cucumber, seeded and diced
2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 sprigs parsley, finely diced
1 sprig mint, minced
Combine the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and salt. gently whisk, then put aside for the flavors to meld.
Open, rinse and drain the chickpeas. In a large bowl combine the chickpeas, diced cucumber, diced tomato, parsley, and mint.
Add the dressing to the salad and toss to combine. Place in the cooler to chill until ready to serve.