Chickpea and Kumara Salad

Recipe by Jubes
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • If using the dried chickpeas- they do need to be soaked overnight. Place the chickpeas in a medium sized bowl and cover them with cold water. cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Drain the chickpeas and rinse them in fresh water.
  • Preheat oven to 220°C or 200°C if using a fan-forced oven.
  • Place chickpeas in a medium saucepan of boilingwater. Return to the boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for approx one hour or until the chickpeas are tender. Drain the chickpeas.
  • Meanwhile, toss the onion, capsicum strips, kumara cubes, unpeeled garlicand 4 teaspoons of the olive oil in a shallow baking dish. Bake, uncovered for approx 30 minutes, or until the kumara is tender. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the two garlic cloves from the veges . Squeeze out the garlic into a large bowl. Discard garlic skins. Whisk in the remaining olive oil, lemon juice and mustard.
  • Add the cooked chickpeas, roasted vegetables and spinach leaves to the garlic vinaigrette. Lightly mix to combine.