Difficulty
Easy Recipe
Prep Time
15 minutes
Wait Time
1 hour
Cook Time
5 minutes
Servings
4

If you are looking more ways to incorporate beets into your diet, try adding cooked beets to lettuce salads 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. This can take some time, depending on their size. With both of the following methods you leave the beets whole, with the skins on, to cook. Follow these Instant Pot directions or cook them in a covered casserole dish in your oven. Cooking whole beets is very easy to do, they just take some time to cook. 

Ingredients

Chickpeas

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

Salad

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

Dressing

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