Yam and Chickpea Salad

Yam and Chickpea Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 365.6
  • Total Fat: 19.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 268.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 7.1 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    6 yams peeled and cubed
    1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    6 T. olive oil (divided)
    Kosher salt to taste
    1 can drained and rinsed chickpeas
    1/2 chopped red onion
    1 bunch cilantro washed and chopped
    3 T. fresh lemon juice
    2 T. water
    3 T. well stirred tahini


You can also roast the yams.
Try sweet potatoes or pumpkin instead of yams.


In a large pot boil yams until tender. Drain and yams and put into a large bowl.Sprinkle with about 1 tsp of pumpkin pie spice, drizzle with 3 T.olive oil, and season with salt. Mix well. Add and mix chickpeas,onions and cilantro, saving some cilantro for garnish.
Mix the lemon juice, water and 3 T. olive oil using an immersion blender or in a regular blender and fold into salad. Garnish salad with cilantro.

Serving Size: 6 bowls

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LOSINGITBECKY.

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