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Chickpea and Beet Salad Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Chickpea and Beet Salad

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Dimple Bhatia, of Toronto, dedicates herself to making traditional Indian recipes passed down through her family. She’s compiling her favorites—including this bright beet salad—for a vegetarian cookbook in progress. Look for tart-and-spicy mango powder in Indian grocery stores.

  • 6Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1-lb. bunch beets (3–4 beets), green tops trimmed and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp. mango powder, optional
  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas, or 2 15-oz. cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

Preparation

1. Cook beets in large pot of boiling water 20 minutes, or until tender but not mushy. Drain, and rinse under cold water. Peel skins, and cut into small cubes.

2. Whisk together oil, lime juice, and mango powder, if using, in small bowl.

3. Combine chickpeas with chopped beet greens and beet cubes in large bowl. Mix in dressing, and season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 166
  • Carbohydrate Content: 27 g
  • Fat Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 7 g
  • Protein Content: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 254 mg
  • Sugar Content: 7 g