Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin Dressing and Yogurt Sauce Recipe


The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin Dressing and Yogurt Sauce Recipe.  Enjoy easy Middle Eastern Food recipes and learn how to make Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin Dressing and Yogurt Sauce. 

Prep Time: 20 min
Level: Easy
Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper
4 cups baby spinach leaves
Yogurt with Orange Essence, recipe below, optional
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves, optional

Directions

In a medium bowl combine the chickpeas, parsley and onion. In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, zest, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and toss to combine. Serve the chickpea salad over a bed of spinach leaves. Top with the yogurt sauce and a sprinkle of mint, if using.

Yogurt with Orange Essence:

1/3 cup lowfat plain yogurt
1/4 teaspoon orange zest
2 tablespoons orange juice
1/2 teaspoon honey

In a small bowl, stir together the yogurt, orange zest, orange juice and honey.

Yield: about 1/2 cup

2005, Ellie Krieger
Show: Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger Episode: Hot Off the Grill

More Salad Recipes:

Middle Eastern Salad Plate
Lebanese fruit salad
Moroccan chicken and potato salad
Couscous and cranberry salad
Asparagus and Persian feta salad
Mediterranean chicken pasta salad  

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