For a delicious salad idea, try this fast and easy salad recipe with the most delicious and simple hummus dressing. The dressing really complements the chickpeas in this salad. Add any veggies you like to make it exactly the way you like it, just remember to make the dressing. It’s so creamy and delish. Healthy too!
Chickpea Pecan Salad with Simple Hummus Dressing
Servings 2 main dish salads
- 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 cup raw broccoli florets
- 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
- 1 cup chopped red and green peppers
- 1/4 cup sliced red onions
- 1/2 plain or garlic hummus, any brand you like
- 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 2 tbsp cold filtered or spring water
- 1/4 tsp sea or kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
- pinch garlic powder
- pinch onion powder, optional
- pinch of pure cane or coconut sugar, optional
- In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients until smooth and creamy. You may want to pop in fridge for 30 minutes to meld the flavors together. Or, spoon over salad right away. Either way it’s delish. ENJOY!
*Note: Keeps covered in fridge up to two days.