Cucumber Chickpea Salad
Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Tahini Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Tahini Dressing is a quick and easy addition to any meal. Especially great for BBQ, potluck or picnics where it’s going to sit out for awhile. The mingling of the flavors will only enhance this dish and since it’s dairy-free, there is no need to worry about it going bad.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: dairy free, egg free, gluten free, nut free, oil free, refined sugar free, soy free, vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 200 kcal
Author: Jenn Sebestyen
Ingredients
Salad
  • 1 English cucumber (or de-seed and peel a regular one), chopped
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes (halved or quartered)
  • 1 can chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/4 red onion (diced)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley (chopped)
Balsamic Tahini Dressing
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • juice of 1/2 small lemon (about 1 tbsp)
  • zest of 1 small lemon
  • 1 garlic clove , minced (or 1 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup water to thin
Instructions
  1. Place all salad ingredients in a bowl; mix well
  2. Make dressing by whisking all ingredients, except water, in a small bowl.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of water at a time to dressing until desired consistency is reached.
  4. Pour dressing (as little or as much as you like) on top of the salad and mix again.
  5. Eat immediately or chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Tahini Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Sodium 608mg26%
Potassium 272mg8%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 34.7mg42%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.