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Cherry chickpea salad

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Vegan Diet

    Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Cherry chickpea salad

Method

  • Soak the chickpeas overnight, in a bowl full of water, making sure they are totally submerged.
  • In a separate bowl, soak the wheat in the same way as the chickpeas.
  • Drain the wheat and transfer to a pot filled with 2 liters of water. Boil for 30 minutes over medium-high heat, until soft.
  • Drain, transfer to a bowl and allow to cool.
  • In the same pot, add another 2 liters of water and the chickpeas. Bring to a boil and boil the chickpeas for 40-50 minutes, until they soften.
  • Drain, add to the bowl with the wheat and add the orange zest.
  • Peel the orange, segment it and add to the bowl.
  • Toast the almonds in a pan, for 1 minutes over medium heat and then add to the bowl.
  • Remove the pits from the cherries and cut them in half.
  • Add them to the bowl along with the parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the balsamic cream and olive oil to emulsify.
  • Drizzle dressing over the ingredients in the bowl.
  • Mix, season to taste and serve with mint leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

395
Calories (kcal)
20 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

23.0
Total Fat (g)
33 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

2.9
Saturated Fat (g)
15 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

36.0
Total Carbs (g)
14 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

10.0
Sugars (g)
11 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

9.4
Protein (g)
19 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.9
Fibre (g)
16 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.18
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

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