Smashed Chickpea Salad

Smashed Chickpea Salad

Whether you need something portable for an outdoor event or something you can pack in a lunch for the kids, this chickpea salad is a great vegan alternative that everyone will love.

Servings: 4 cups

Heart Smart Lactose Intolerant Vegan Allergen Friendly Dairy Free
Recipe Directions
Nutrition Information

Ingredients

1 15oz can organic chickpeas, drained

2 medium carrots diced small (yields about 1 cup)

3 celery stalks, diced small (yields about ½ cup)

½ cups fresh chopped cilantro or parsley

2 tbsp pumpkin seeds (optional)

For the dressing:

3 tbsp GO Veggie! Garlic & Chive Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative

1 tbsp whole grain mustard

1 tbsp lemon

1 tbsp brown mustard

Instructions

  1. Pulse chickpeas in the food processor a few times until they just start to break down
  2. Add diced carrots, celery and cilantro and pulse a few more times until all the ingredients are incorporated
  3. Transfer to a bowl and set aside
  4. To prepare the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Add to chickpea mixture and mix well. Add pumpkin seeds (if using) and refrigerate until ready to use
  5. Enjoy it on a sandwich, with crackers or on a bed of lettuce