Chickpea Salad Pitas

Chickpea Salad Pitas

This amazing salad sandwich is a tasty, filling and quick answer to “what’s for lunch?”  Full of nutrition, it satisfies a hearty appetite better than a burger and is a fabulous balance of long-lasting proteins and carbs.  Try it – you’ll love it!

~ Delicious and nutritious ~ Flavors you'll crave again and again!

~ Delicious and nutritious ~
Flavors you’ll crave again and again!

Serves 4

Ingredients

  •          4 Compari or plum tomatoes,  seeds removed and diced
  •          4 pitas or pieces flat bread, warmed
  •          1 8-ounce container hummus
  •          1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  •          1 teaspoon hot sauce (such as Tabasco)
  •          3 tbsp. olive oil
  •         1 – 15.5 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and well drained (dry on paper toweling)
  •          3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  •          1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, rough chopped
  •          1/2 c. whole parsley leaves
  •          Kosher salt
  •          Freshly ground black pepper
  •          1/2 c. plain yogurt
  •          1 lemon, cut in wedges

Process

  1. In a small bowl, combine the whole parsley leaves, tomatoes, and 1 tbsp. oil, and salt and pepper
  2. Spread bread with the hummus and divide the bread among 4 plates
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the chickpeas and cook until slightly browned, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.  Remove from heat.  Add the lemon juice, chopped parsley, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper and toss.
  4. Top bread/hummus slices with the chickpea mixture, onion, and hot sauce.
  5. Serve with the parsley salad, yogurt, and lemon wedges.
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