Beetroot, green bean and chickpea salad. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Recipe: Beetroot, Green Bean and Chickpea Salad

BEETROOT, GREEN BEAN AND CHICKPEA SALAD
Serves 4-6

Dressing
• 100g feta
• Zest and juice of ½ lemon
• 1 tsp honey
• ½ tsp cumin
• 1 clove garlic
• 2 Tbsp neutral oil
• 1 Tbsp water

Salad
• 3 cups grated raw beetroot
• 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas
• 200g green beans, cooked, cut into pieces
• 1 cup chopped herbs e.g. chervil, parsley, chives
• 2 Tbsp toasted sunflower seeds
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Extra herbs to garnish

1. Place the feta, lemon, honey, cumin, garlic, oil and water into a blender and whizz to combine. Set aside.

2. Into a large bowl, place the beetroot, chickpeas, beans, herbs and sunflower seeds. Add the dressing and combine. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with herbs.

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