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Recipe for Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Healthy Recipe: Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Beans are so healthy for us because of their high protein and fiber content, so if you're looking for a new way to prepare them, you've got to try this recipe. The carrots give it a crunchy texture, and the currants add a touch of sweetness. It's delicious on its own or topped on your garden salad.

If you're curious to know how to make this refreshing bean salad


Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad


1 15-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed
2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup currants
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
salt and pepper to taste


  1. Mix the chickpeas, carrots, and currants in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients. Pour this mixture over the chickpeas, carrots and currants. Mix well and refrigerate at least one hour in a sealed container before enjoying.

Makes about 10 half cup servings.

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nancita nancita 7 years
That sounds great and so easy. I love shredded carrots. Totally making this!
Advah Advah 7 years
That looks delicious!!
poptart-princess poptart-princess 7 years
love this!!!
Asche Asche 7 years
Yummy! I'm not so into currents, so I would probably substitute for raisins or craisins. But such yummy salad!
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