Yum Alert: Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad

chickpea salad
Written by emilyc

Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad has all the makings of a summer meal: not too heavy, plenty of fresh flavors, and a healthy dose of protein. Make it for a refreshing lunch or dinner. Recipe and image via Heather’s Dish.

chickpea salad


2 cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
4 loosely packed cups fresh spinach
1/2 onion, chopped small
juice from 4 limes
1 bunch of cilantro (about loosely packed cup)
3 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp dijon mustard
2 cloves garlic, finely minced or grated on a microplane
1/2 Tbsp chili powder
1/2 cup olive oil


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Emily is a New Yorker trapped in a Floridian's body and loves every minute of her big city life. With a major in international business and years of being surrounded by ill-fitting suits and all the wrong shoes, she learned that the importance of fashion needs to be communicated to the world. To her, fashion is on the same level as charity work and feeding hungry children. Emily can be found frolicking the streets of her gayborhood enjoying the off-color humor of the gays.

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