• Chickpea “Tuna” Salad


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Nourish 101: Chickpea Salad with Jess Toliver of Jess Delicious Living

Chickpea “Tuna” Salad


1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
¼ cup red onion finely chopped
¼ cup cucumber, finely chopped
1 Tbsp capers, drained
3 Tbsp mayonnaise
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
1 Tbsp lemon juice
Tabasco to taste
¼ Tsp salt and pepper


In a large bowl, mash the chickpeas until flaky in texture.

Stir in diced onions, cucumber, capers and dill.

Make a sauce mixing mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, and tabasco sauce.

Add sauce to chickpeas, mix.

Season with salt and pepper.

Serve on toasted bread, lettuce cups or crackers.

Optional garnish: tomatoes, lettuce, sprouts, cucumbers.

Serves 4

Recipe created by Chef Jess Toliver with Jess Delicious Living

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