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Chickpea & roasted pepper salad

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Ingredients

  • 400g can chickpea
  • 4-5 roasted red pepper , from a jar (or see Know-how, below)
  • 4 tbsp chopped mint
  • 4 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 4 spring onions , chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Rinse and drain the chickpeas, then pat dry with kitchen paper. Tip onto a plate and crush roughly with a fork. Drain the peppers, then roughly chop. Mix the mashed chickpeas and peppers with the remaining ingredients, plus some seasoning.

  • STEP 2

    Serve in one big bowl, or four small ones so everyone has their own portion.

RECIPE TIPS
KNOW-HOW

You can roast your own
peppers under a hot
grill, on a griddle pan or
directly over the flame
of a gas hob. Turn
frequently to make sure
that they blacken evenly.
Once blackened all over,
place in a bowl and
cover with cling film
– this will make the
peppers steam a little,
leaving them nice and
soft. Allow to cool in
the bowl, then peel
away the skin and
remove the seeds.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2007

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