Blacked Pepper and Chickpea Salad Video
This very quick and simple salad is quick to pull together in no time at all. You can mix up the grain by adding quinoa or brown rice or even millet depending on what you have lying around or what takes your fancy.
- 2 red peppers
- 150g brown rice or quinoa
- 200g chick peas
- 220g diced cucumber
- 25g fresh mint
- 1 lemon
- 100g black olives
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 10g dill
- 1 tsp mirin (optional)
- 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
- salt and pepper
Put the grill on in the oven and put the 2 red peppers under for 20- 25 minutes – turn every 5-7minutes as they start to blacken on each side.
Cook the brown rice or quinoa and rinse through.
Dice the cucumber and chop the mint, dill, black olives and put into a bowl with the drained chick peas and rice or quinoa
Squeeze the lemon and the zest of the lemon into the bowl and ad the olive oil, mirin, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt and pepper and mix through.
Take the peppers from the grill and pull the stalk out the top with the seeds. Slice into 1/8 and add into the bowl and mix together
Serve fresh or keep for lunch the next day.