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Delicious Chick Pea, Feta & Nut Salad with Apple

Updated on April 24, 2014

Salad Doesn't have to be Boring!

Tired of the standard cucumber, tomato and lettuce garden variety salad? Then this high protein, vitamin rich salad is just the dish to tantalize your taste buds!

Easy to make in just a few minutes and a definite crowdpleaser, this salad is unusual and unforgettable.

Ingredients

To make this tasty salad, you will need:


  1. 1 - 2 Tins of Woolworth's Organic Chickpeas - Or add hydrated / Fresh from your garden
  2. 3 - 5 Fresh, Peeled Carrots
  3. 1 Cup Grated beetroot (available in a ready to eat pack from Woolworths)
  4. 200g Feta Cheese (Cranberry cheese also works well if you have a sweet tooth)
  5. 2 Golden Delicious / Pink Lady Apples
  6. 100g Almonds / Walnuts or Roasted Mixed Nuts
  7. ½ Fresh Lemon
  8. 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  9. 1 T-Spoon Course salt
  10. 1 T-Spoon Oregano
  11. ½ T-Spoon cayenne pepper (optional)


Let's get to Work!

  1. Making this salad is so Easy! Grate the Carrots and add grated carrot to large salad bowl
  2. Cube Feta and add to ingredients in bowl
  3. Cube Apple and add to bowl
  4. Add Nuts to ingredients in bowl
  5. Add the Grated Beetroot
  6. Drain the Chickpeas and pour into large salad bowl
  7. Stir in Oil, salt & cayenne pepper
  8. Squeeze lemon juice into salad and serve
  9. Voila!
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 235g
Calories 486
Calories from Fat189
% Daily Value *
Fat 21 g32%
Saturated fat 5 g25%
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 58 g19%
Sugar 18 g
Fiber 15 g60%
Protein 22 g44%
Cholesterol 12 mg4%
Sodium 546 mg23%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Nutritional Analysis

Good points


  • If you'd like to reduce the fat content in this recipe, leave out or reduce the nuts
  • If you'd like to increase the protein content of this recipe - add lean chicken breast cubes.

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves 4 - 6 people as a side dish

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    • Glowfaerie profile imageAUTHOR

      Candice Jules 

      4 years ago from Wokingham, United Kingdom

      Hope you enjoy it as much as I do! xx

    • tobusiness profile image

      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      4 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      This looks great, I already love feta cheese and chickpeas.

      yes, this will do nicely. :)

    • Glowfaerie profile imageAUTHOR

      Candice Jules 

      4 years ago from Wokingham, United Kingdom

      Enjoy!

    • preweb profile image

      preweb 

      4 years ago from UK

      This salad looks very tempting I am sure it taste good as well. I liked the idea of nuts with chick peas. I am going to try this soon. Thanks for sharing.

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