Chickpea and summer vegetable salad


You'll need

400 gm canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed 4 zucchini flowers, thickly sliced lengthways 4 yellow squash, thinly sliced widthways 2 radishes, thinly sliced widthways 1 carrot, thinly sliced widthways 1 green zucchini, thinly sliced widthways ½ Spanish onion, thinly sliced 1½ cups (loosely packed) organic nasturtium leaves and flowers (see note)   Lemon and marjoram dressing 160 ml (2/3 cup) extra-virgin olive oil 80 ml (1/3 cup) lemon juice 1 tbsp marjoram leaves

Method

  • 01
  • For lemon and marjoram dressing, whisk olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl, add marjoram and season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Set aside.
  • 02
  • Combine ingredients except nasturtium leaves and flowers in a bowl, add dressing and season to taste. Stand for 5 minutes for flavours to infuse, then serve scattered with nasturtium leaves and flowers.
Note Nasturtium leaves and flowers are available from garden centres or specialty growers, such as Darling Mills, (02) 9655 1339. If unavailable, substitute with snow pea leaves.

At A Glance

  • Serves 2 people
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Recipe collections

Looking for fresh dinner ideas? Not sure how to make the most out of seasonal produce? Or do you need to plan the perfect party menu? Our recipe collections have you covered.

See more

At A Glance

  • Serves 2 people

Drink Suggestion

Spanish albariño.

You might also like...

Easter lunch recipes

recipes

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Cupcake recipes

recipes

Raspberry and Mint Mojito

Thomas Keller's sandwich recipes

recipes

Neil Perry: Prawn cocktail

Grilling recipes

recipes

Barbecue trout bundles with prosciutto and button mushrooms

Neil Perry's Spice Temple recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Homemade lemonade

Pickle and preserve recipes

recipes

Serge Danserau: Duck confit and potato terrine

Sexy salad recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Marinated goat’s cheese with summer vegetables

Recipes from Australia's best chefs

recipes

conversion tool