Chickpea, Salmon and Arugula Salad

chickpea, salmon and arugula salad Entree
Chickpea, Salmon and Arugula Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 17
  • Servings 2

Try a healthy dinner recipe that uses homemade dressing, fresh herbs and delicious cooked salmon.

Updated December 26, 2014



  • 2
    salmon fillets (6 oz each)
  • 1
    teaspoon olive oil
  • 2
    cans (15 oz each) Progresso™ chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • 1/3
    cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 4
    radishes, halved, sliced
  • 1
    medium shallot, chopped
  • 2
    large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4
    cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1
    tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2
    cups arugula


  • 1/3
    cup olive oil
  • Grated peel of 1 lemon
  • 4 1/2
    teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1
    tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2
    teaspoons agave nectar or honey
  • 2
    teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Remove skin from salmon and bones if necessary. Pat salmon dry with paper towels; place on cookie sheet. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil.
  • 2
    Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss together remaining salad ingredients except arugula. In small bowl, mix 1/3 cup oil, the lemon peel, lemon juice, vinegar, agave nectar and mustard with whisk until well blended. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 4
    Pour dressing over chickpea mixture; stir to combine. Stir in arugula. Use 2 forks to flake salmon into bite-size pieces. Add salmon to salad; toss gently. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

  • Serve the salad with a generous drizzle of your favorite olive oil, a lemon wedge and crusty bread.
  • Substitute 1/2 cup of your favorite fresh veggie for the radishes, if desired.
  • You can serve the salad right away or refrigerate up to 3 hours so the flavors can develop.

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