Everyday Dorie: Chickpea-Tahini Salad

February 14, 2020 at 8:08 pm | Posted in cook the book fridays, everyday dorie, groups, salads, savory things | 6 Comments
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chickpea-tahini salad

Happy Valentine’s Day– nothing says “I love you” like a salad! I’m really not kidding, especially if it’s a super-tasty one, like this Chickpea-Tahini Salad. Quick and easy to make (if you use canned chickpeas like I did) and really flavorful, this is my kind of lunch. Just take chickpeas, red onion, red pepper and herbs and mix them up in a lemony, garlicky tahini dressing with all the good spices. Grab a fork and enjoy.

I scaled back the recipe to use just one can of chickpeas. Even so, I had leftovers, and the next day I mixed in some canned tuna, celery and cherry tomatoes. Also yum, and my extra dressing was great drizzled all over a shawarma-ish chicken and Israeli salad pita sandwich thingie I made for dinner the other night.

For the recipe, see Everyday Dorie by Dorie Greenspan, and head over to Cook the Book Fridays to see how the group liked this one.

 

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  1. This is so versatile – loved it!

  2. I made the same quantity with one can and we still had leftovers too. We enjoyed the flavors of this recipe.

  3. Truly enjoyable. I did the same thing with some tuna and mixed it together. Really good.

  4. The pita sandwich sounds good to me. There are not too many places that this salad can’t go.

  5. Yours looks so gorgeous plated over those greens ! We loved this one and will be making it on repeat. A keeper for sure 🙂

  6. We love this too! Delicious!


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