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Yum Alert: Falafel-Spiced Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Written by rosetta

I’m always on the lookout for an innovative salad recipe, as salads can easily become mundane. This falafel-inspired chickpea salad recipe is the perfect way to switch up your salad routine with its abundance in flavor and spice and is also gluten free and vegan! Image and recipe via An Edible Mosaic.


Yields 2 servings

    • 2 1/2 tablespoons tahini
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • 3-6 teaspoons cold water
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups red or green-leaf lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges
  • 2 Persian cucumbers (or 1/2 English cucumber), thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 batch Falafel-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds

For instructions, go here.

About the author


Rosetta is a Manhattan-born student currently living in Paris. She loves fashion, traveling, and all things kale. She's adopted the Parisian street style, yet stayed in-touch with her New York roots; she can be spotted wearing all black with a green color pop from holding her cold-pressed juice. Her religion is coconut oil and she's married to almond butter.

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