Balela salad

Balela salad


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About this recipe: This is a Middle Eastern-style chickpea and black bean salad that is full of flavour. This will taste best of you use fresh herbs and leave the flavours to meld for a few hours before serving. Chunks of feta cheese make a nice addition.


Serves: 10 

  • For the bean salad
  • 2 (400g) tins chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 (400g) tins black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15g freshly chopped mint
  • 30g freshly chopped parsley
  • 80g finely diced onion
  • 300g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • For the dressing
  • 1 chilli pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Prep:25min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. In a salad bowl, lightly stir chickpeas, black beans, mint, parsley, onion and cherry tomatoes together.
  2. To make the dressing: Place chilli pepper, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and cider vinegar into a blender; process until thoroughly combined. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to mix. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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