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Watermelon & Feta Salad with Chickpeas and Candied Walnuts

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  • Step 1.

    Preheat oven to 200°C bake and line a small baking tray.

  • Step 2.

    Mix the walnuts and rice syrup together in a small bowl and spread out on the prepared baking tray. Sprinkle with salt and bake for 5-10 minutes or until the syrup is bubbling. Set aside to cool, then chop or break into small bite size pieces.

  • Step 3.

    To make the spiced chickpeas, combine chickpeas, cinnamon, chilli powder, salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir until well combined. Add olive oil to a medium frying pan over medium heat. Cook the chickpeas for 3-5 minutes or until golden. Set aside to cool.

  • Step 4.

    To make the lemon dressing, whisk olive oil, juice and zest of the lemon, and garlic until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 5.

    To assemble the salad, toss together rocket, watermelon, feta, cucumber, avocado, red onion, chickpeas and the lemon dressing in a medium bowl. Neatly arrange on serving platter.

  • Step 6.

    Garnish with lemon wedges, candied walnuts and basil leaves to serve.

  • Serving Suggestions

    Serve this salad with a side of toasted ciabatta or your favourite bread.

Chantal Organics Products used

Rice Syrup
Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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