This nourishing and spicy Mexican Chickpea Salad is loaded with nutrients, rich in vitamins, minerals, fibre and protein. It is easy to make and delivers on flavour. The addition of sunflower seeds gives it that little bit of crunch.
Mexican Chickpea Ingredients:
1 T cumin powder
1/2 T chilli flakes
1 T sweet paprika powder
2 T coconut oil
1 can chickpeas (400g) – drained and washed
Small red onion – finely chopped
4 cloves garlic – finely chopped
2 T tomato paste
250ml water (1 cup)
In a non stick pan over medium heat add coconut oil, onion, garlic and spices and cook until fragrant. Add the chickpeas, tomato paste and water and simmer until water has evaporated being careful not to burn the chickpeas. Set aside while you get the salad ingredients ready.
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Add 1/4 avocado, a handful of blueberries and sprinkle with a T hemp seeds and T of sunflower seeds for each person.
I hope you enjoy this quick and healthy Mexican Chickpea Salad! Leave me a comment below and let me know how it turns out and if you made any modifications. I love hearing from you.