Chicken, Squash, And Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

This Chicken, Squash, and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing is a delicious and nutritious meal. The combination of tender chicken, roasted squash, and creamy chickpeas creates a satisfying and flavorful salad. The tahini dressing adds a tangy and nutty flavor that complements the ingredients perfectly. This salad is packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins, making it a healthy option for lunch or dinner. It is easy to make and can be enjoyed warm or cold.

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Non Vegdiet
Chicken, Squash, And Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing

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Ingredients for Chicken, Squash, And Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing Recipe

  • 1/2 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/4 Small Squash
  • 1/4 can Chickpeas, Drained And Rinsed
  • 0.06 cup Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon Tahini
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Clove Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Water
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as per your need Olive Oil, For Roasting
  • as per your need Optional Garnish: Additional Parsley, Sesame Seeds

Directions: Chicken, Squash, And Chickpea Salad With Tahini Dressing Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400掳F (200掳C).
  • STEP 2.Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet and season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through. Let it cool and then shred the chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  • STEP 3.In the meantime, peel and dice the squash into small cubes. Toss the squash with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread it out on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • STEP 4.In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, roasted squash, drained and rinsed chickpeas, and chopped fresh parsley.
  • STEP 5.In a separate small bowl, whisk together tahini, lemon juice, garlic, water, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 6.Pour the tahini dressing over the salad and toss until well coated.
  • STEP 7.Serve the salad immediately or refrigerate for later. It can be served warm or cold.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with additional parsley and a sprinkle of sesame seeds, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of squash for this recipe, such as butternut squash or acorn squash.
  • If you prefer a creamier dressing, you can add more tahini or water to adjust the consistency.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables or toppings to the salad, such as cherry tomatoes, cucumber, or feta cheese.

Storage and Serving

  • This salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, you can enjoy it as is or serve it over a bed of mixed greens or quinoa for a heartier meal.
  • It is also a great option for meal prep, as you can make a batch ahead of time and portion it out for easy grab-and-go lunches.
calories per serving
14 g Fat< 1 g Protein1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp