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Vegan Curried Broccoli Chickpea Salad

Fresh vegan curried broccoli chickpea salad with an amazing tahini dressing. This salad packs plenty of protein and fiber for a satisfying lunch that's perfect for meal-prep!
Course Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli chickpea salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 434 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com

Ingredients

  • For the salad:
  • 1 head of broccoli, very finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds (can also use chopped roasted almonds)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • ¾ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/2 large lemon, juiced
  • 3-5 tablespoons warm water, to thin dressing
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup, to sweeten
  • 1 teaspoon yellow curry powder
  • ½ tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add finely chopped broccoli, chickpeas, carrot, cranberries, green onion, and cilantro. Set aside.
  2. Make the dressing by whisking together the following ingredients in a small bowl: tahini, lemon juice, water, garlic, maple syrup, curry powder, ginger, turmeric, salt and pepper. Immediately drizzle over salad and toss to combine. Sprinkle almonds on top and toss a few more times.

  3. Serve immediately with fresh squeeze of lemon or place in the fridge for later. Salad will keep well up to 5 days.

Recipe Notes

If you are making this for a party, it most likely serves 6 rather than 4 people.

To toast almonds: Add sliced almonds to a pan and place over medium heat. Use a spatula to stir the almonds; stirring every 30 seconds or so until they are nice and golden brown, about 5 minutes total time. If pan begins to smoke, make sure to reduce the heat to prevent burning.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Curried Broccoli Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 434 Calories from Fat 159
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.7g27%
Carbohydrates 56.4g19%
Fiber 14.9g62%
Sugar 15.6g17%
Protein 15.8g32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.