Chickpea Triangles

By     03-Oct 2018

Chickpea Triangles

This completely satisfying open sandwich tastes great while giving you more than half of the required fiber of the day. Because it digests slowly, it will make you feel fuller longer. This amazing sandwich is worth adding to your diet, you can either have it for breakfast or take along as a lunch for work.

Nutritional Values:

Chickpeas are a very healthy food. They are high in vitamin, mineral, fiber and protein. On including chickpeas in your diet regularly you may reduce your risk having chronic diseases, such as heart diseases and cancer.

Ingredients:

Vegetables like onion, tomato, cucumber and lettuce are packed with vital nutrient which is necessary for the maintenance of your body. Being rich in fiber multigrain bread will make you feel fuller.

  • Bread multigrain- 60 gm
  • Soaked or canned chickpeas- 15 gm
  • Chopped onion- 10 gm
  • Chopped tomato- 10 gm
  • Chopped cucumber- 10 gm
  • Lemon- 10 ml
  • Lettuce leaf- 1
  • Pepper- ¼ tspn
  • Salt- ¼ tspn

Calories– 141 kcal
Protein– 5.8 gm
Carbohydrate– 24.9 gm
Fat– 4.2 gm

Method:

  • Drain and rinse your overnight soaked or canned chickpeas and add them in a large bowl.
  • Mash chickpeas with a masher.
  • Add finely chopped onion, cucumber and tomatoes to the bowl.
  • Squeeze half lemon into this mixture and add salt and pepper. Stir well and adjust any ingredients to taste.
  • Layer your bottom side of bread with a lettuce leaf and add chickpea mixture on top.
  • Serve cut in half or eat as it is.

Over to You:

This one is a heck of an easy and delicious sandwich which is full of protein, fiber, texture and flavour. Have this sandwich as first thing in the morning and it will keep you energetic and enthusiastic throughout the day. Enjoy!

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Beets have a lovely colour, taste and texture. But beets aren’t supposed to be smoked like eggplant. You need to boil them up before smoking, else they’re going to take forever in preparation. Here is our quick and easy guide for best smoked beets recipe

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Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

Ingredients

2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

Method

Cut beets into thin slices

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Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

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