Easy Recipe
Prep Time
15 minutes
Wait Time
1 hour
Cook Time
5 minutes

If you are looking for more ways to incorporate beets into your diet, try adding cooked beets to lettuce or grain salads. This salad combines fried chickpeas, cooked beets, and a creamy dill dressing that can be served for a light lunch or as a side dish with an evening meal.

Preparation Note

You'll need to cook a bunch of beets for this recipe. With both of the following methods you leave the beets whole, with the skins on, to cook. Cooking whole beets is very easy to do, but it can take some time depending on their size. Follow these Instant Pot directions or cook them in a covered casserole dish in your oven.



1½ cups cooked chickpeas rinsed and drained
1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
½ teaspoons dried dill
¼ teaspoons sea salt
¼ teaspoons black pepper
¼ teaspoons garlic powder


1 heads romaine lettuce thinly sliced
1 bunches beets cooked and sliced
3 green onions thinly sliced


6 tablespoons sesame tahini
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons water
¼ cups fresh dill (packed)
1 cloves garlic peeled
½ teaspoons sea salt