Arugula and Chickpea Salad

Plenty of protein and fiber means this salad will keep you feeling fuller for longer.

arugula and chickpea salad recipe
Romulo Yanes

Studies show that adding chickpeas to your diet can help improve cholesterol levels and reduce blood sugar—but this salad is so good you won’t even think about how healthy it is anyway. It’s bursting with flavor and packs a satisfying crunch.

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Cal/Serv: 416
Yields: 4 servings
Total Time: 0 hours 10 mins
Ingredients
6 tbsp.

vinaigrette

1

pinch dried tarragon (optional)

1

15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed

1/2

seedless cucumber, cut into small pieces

1/2 c.

dried figs, sliced

5 oz.

baby arugula

1/2 c.

sliced almonds, toasted

5 oz.

feta cheese, crumbled (about 1 cup)

Directions
  1. In a large bowl, stir together vinaigrette and tarragon. Add chickpeas, cucumber, and figs and toss to combine. Toss with arugula and then almonds and feta.

NUTRITION (per serving): 416 cal, 14 g pro, 34 g carb, 8 g fiber, 15 g sugars (0 g added sugars), 26 g fat (7.5 g sat fat), 33 mg chol, 621 mg sodium

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