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Chickpea 'Chicken' Salad

This Salad, is not your typical Salad. The flavors and textures will leave you wanting more and more.


Gardein Chick’n Strips, thawed and chopped

Can of Garbanzo Beans

2-3 tbls of Earth Balance butter

Pinch or two of garlic salt

1 tbl of Braggs Liquid Aminos

2 tbl of crushed garlic

1 large red bell pepper, diced

1/3 cup of parsley, chopped

Romaine lettuce, chopped

2-3 cups cooked rice

Salt and pepper

Tahini dressing, recipe below


In a large frying pan melt 1 tbl of butter over medium high heat

Add in your garbanzo beans

Cook, turning often, for roughly 15-20 minutes until crispy

Season with garlic salt

Remove from pan

Using same pan de-glaze with your liquid aminos

Add in more butter (roughly 2 tbl) and your garlic, mix well

Cook for 1 minute

Add in your chopped chicken strips

Cook for 2 minutes

Add in your bell pepper

Cook for 3-5 minutes

Add in your parsley, salt and pepper

Mix well

Let cook for 2-3 more minutes

Turn off heat

I like to throw the garbanzo beans under the broiler for about 3-5 minutes or so before serving to get extra crispy


Place down a handful of your chopped romaine

Top with rice

Top with your chicken mix

Drizzle with tahini sauce

Top with crispy chickpeas

Serve and enjoy

Tahini dressing:

1/3 cup tahini

1/4 cup Follow Your Heart Sour Cream

Juice from 1 lemon

1-2 tbl of olive oil

Splash of water

Splash of red wine vinegar

1 garlic clove

Combine ingredients into blender and mix until blended smoothly.

Refrigerate until ready to use.

#gardein #Earthbalance #FollowYourHeart


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