Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Rosemary Bradley Modified: March 23, 2022
Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs Recipe

How To Make Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs

This chickpea salad is a veggie-packed meal that brings a ton of flavors. It has a lemony dressing that brings out the freshness in these veggies.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Lentils:

  • 2cupsdried black beluga lentils,or French green lentils
  • 2clovesgarlic,large, halved lengthwise
  • 2tbspolive oil

For Lemon Dressing:

  • ¼cupfresh lemon juice,(about 2 medium lemons’ worth)
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • 1tsphoney,or maple syrup
  • 1clovegarlic,pressed or minced
  • ¼tspfine-grain sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste

For Salad:

  • 15ozchickpeas,(1 can or 1½ cups cooked chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  • 1bunchradishes,(big bunch), sliced thin and roughly chopped
  • ¼cupfresh leafy herbs,(combination of mint and dill recommended), chopped

For Optional Garnishes:

  • avocado,sliced
  • feta,or goat cheese, crumbled
  • handfulfresh leafy greens

Instructions

  1. Pick over the lentils to remove any bits of debris. Rinse the lentils under running water in a mesh colander. In a medium pot, combine the lentils, halved garlic cloves, olive oil and 4 cups water.

  2. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce heat to a gentle simmer and cook until the lentils are cooked through and tender, which will take somewhere between 20 to 35 minutes.

  3. Drain the lentils and discard the garlic cloves.

Dressing:

  1. Whisk together the ingredients in a small bowl.

Salad:

  1. In a large serving bowl, combine the lentils, chickpeas, chopped radishes and herbs. Drizzle in the dressing and toss to combine. Serve with avocado, crumbled cheese or fresh greens if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 590.81kcal
  • Fat: 14.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.84g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 89.55g
  • Fiber: 16.71g
  • Sugar: 10.53g
  • Protein: 30.79g
  • Sodium: 136.43mg
  • Calcium: 108.28mg
  • Potassium: 1029.04mg
  • Iron: 9.67mg
  • Vitamin A: 7.01µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.99mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Salad

Simple Chickpea Salad Recipe

With staple ingredients such as onions, garlic, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, and pepper, you\'ll be surprised with the turnout of this chickpea salad.
55 mins

Salad

Chopped Chickpea Salad Recipe

A healthy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad made more colorful and crunchy with cucumbers, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Have a lovely salad tossed in tasty vinaigrette.

10 mins

Salad

Chickpea Salad Recipe

Whip up a fresh batch of chickpea salad for your next lunch meal! It's loaded with tasty tomatoes, juicy cucumbers and more for a flavorful dish.
10 mins

Salad

Southwest Chickpea Salad Recipe

Southwest Chickpea Salad is a delicious and fresh chick pea salad filled so many delicious flavors and textures!  This salad is fresh and healthy and easy to make!
10 mins

Sandwich

Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe

Skip the meat and go full veggie with this chickpea salad sandwich. This protein-packed meal has fresh greens, avocado, tomato, and almonds for some crunch.
15 mins

Salad

Chickpea Greek Salad Recipe

This chickpea salad is a healthier, more-filling variation of the classic Greek salad. It's full of tomatoes, feta, olives, and loads of bold flavors.
15 mins

Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad Recipe

Switch your salad to Greek-style with this chickpea salad made with crunchy chickpeas, cucumbers, and salty feta cheese, for the tastiest light meal!
5 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to