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Chickpea Shawarma Salad


1 15-oz can chickpeas (rinsed and drained)

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 heaping tsp cumin

1/2 tsp each: smoked paprika, turmeric, sea salt, and ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground ginger

1 pinch each: black pepper, ground coriander, and cardamom

5 oz spring mix lettuce

10 cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup onion

3/4 cup fresh parsley

1/2 cup hummus

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp dried dill (or sub 2 tsp fresh dill per 1 tsp


1 medium lemon, juiced

Water (to thin)

20 pita chips


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and position a rack in the middle of the oven.

  2. Add chickpeas to a mixing bowl. Add olive oil and all seasonings and toss to combine. To help them cook faster and disperse the seasonings more easily, lightly mash just half the chickpeas with a fork.

  3. Sample a chickpea and adjust seasonings as needed. Arrange in a single layer on a bare baking sheet and bake for 20-22 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Set aside.

  4. In the meantime, chop salad ingredients (lettuce, tomatoes, onion) and add to a bowl. Set aside.

  5. To prepare dressing, add h