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Citrusy Beet and Goat Cheese Chickpea Salad


Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Just when you thought that you would never find a combination better suited than beets and goat cheese, this insanely delicious chickpea salad, featuring all our favorite ingredients, roars onto the dinner table. The orange segments are tossed whole in the salad, so they don't water it down but rather add a brilliant pop of flavor as you bite into them. The bitter bite of the arugula is the perfect contrast to the oranges' sweetness. Top this salad with your favorite lean protein for an easy weeknight meal or lunch on the go.


  • 1 (15-oz.) can unsalted chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup cooked beets
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange segments
  • 1 ounce crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 cup torn arugula
  • 1 ounce toasted walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 212
  • fat 9.3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 2.6 g
  • polyfat 3.7 g
  • protein 9 g
  • carbohydrate 25 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 195 mg
  • calcium 79 mg
  • sugars 5 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Toss together chickpeas, beets, orange segments, cheese, arugula, walnuts, olive oil, and salt. Serve immediately.