Recipes

Middle Eastern Salad

Lime-Sorbet
4-6 People
20 minutes

Middle Eastern Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 400g cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1 red onion, roughly diced
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • ⅓ cup pistachios, chopped roughly
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ⅓ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup Vaalia Natural Yoghurt
  • ¼ cup continental parsley, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp mint, chopped finely
  • Salt and pepper to season

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the chickpeas, onion, garlic, lemon juice and rind, olive oil and spices. Mix thoroughly and set aside.
  • In a serving bowl, mix together chickpeas with spinach, mint and parsley. Top with dollops of Vaalia Natural Yoghurt and pistachios.
  • To finish, mix together the pomegranate molasses and honey in a bowl then drizzle over the salad.