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Sweet Potato Chickpea Salad {Gluten-Free, Vegan}
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A simple and healthy filling vegan and gluten-free lunch or dinner sweet potato chickpea salad recipe.

Course: Entrée Salad, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: gluten free, Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 3
Calories: 278 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 1 can chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled, and diced,
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 medium red onion diced
  • 2-4 cloves garlic minced
  • large handful parsley chopped
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1/2 a lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes or chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  1. Heat pan over medium heat and add oil. Cook diced sweet potatoes until lightly browned on all sides and cooked through. Add salt, pepper to taste and half the cumin powder (1 teaspoon) .
  2. In a large bowl combine chickpeas, garlic, onion, and parsley.
  3. To the bowl add the sweet potato with the lemon juice and zest, coariander,rest of the cumin powder, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper and sesame seeds.
  4. Toss to combine. Add additional olive oil (up to one tablespoon -- optional).
Recipe Notes

Recipe Adapted From Elemental Custard

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Chickpea Salad {Gluten-Free, Vegan}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 449mg20%
Potassium 516mg15%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 6310IU126%
Vitamin C 32.8mg40%
Calcium 159mg16%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.