Carb Smart Chicken and Chickpea Salad
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Carb Smart Chicken and Chickpea Salad

Carb Smart Chicken and Chickpea Salad

with Creamy Garlic Dressing

Hearty, protein-rich chickpeas make a wholesome replacement for starchy croutons in this satiating take on chicken Caesar salad!

Carb Smart is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's carbohydrate amount.

Carb Smart

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

2 unit

Chicken Breasts

370 mL


113 g

Baby Spinach

1 unit


2 tbsp


(Contains Egg, Mustard)

¼ cup

Parmesan Cheese, shredded

(Contains Milk)

1 unit

Garlic, cloves

1.5 tsp

Dijon Mustard

(Contains Mustard)

1 tsp

Garlic Salt

Not included in your delivery

2.5 tbsp


0.13 tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories640 kcal
Fat39 g
Saturated Fat7 g
Carbohydrate26 g
Sugar0 g
Dietary Fiber10 g
Protein52 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Sodium1330 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Paper Towel
Baking Sheet
Large Non-Stick Pan
Measuring Spoons
Large Bowl



Before starting, preheat the oven to 425˚F. Wash and dry all produce.Garlic Guide for Step 4 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1/8 tsp mild, 1/4 tsp medium and 1/2 tsp extra! Drain and rinse chickpeas, then pat dry with paper towels. Zest, then juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Peel, then mince or grate garlic.

Cook chicken

Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Season with half the garlic salt and pepper. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chicken. Cook until golden, 1-2 min per side. (NOTE: Don't overcrowd the pan; cook chicken in 2 batches if needed!) Transfer chicken to an unlined baking sheet. Bake in the middle of the oven until chicken is cooked through, 12-14 min.**

Cook chickpeas

While chicken bakes, heat the same pan over medium. When hot, add 2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then chickpeas and remaining garlic salt. Season with pepper. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until chickpeas are golden, 5-6 min. Transfer chickpeas to a plate to cool slightly.

Make dressing

Add mayo, Dijon, lemon zest, half the Parmesan, 1 tsp lemon juice (dbl for 4 ppl) and 1/8 tsp garlic to a large bowl. (NOTE: Reference garlic guide.) Season with pepper, then stir to combine.

Assemble salad

Add chickpeas and spinach to the large bowl with dressing, then toss to combine.

Finish and serve

Let chicken rest for 3-5 min, then thinly slice. Add chicken to the large bowl, then toss to combine. Divide salad between plates. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan over top. Squeeze over a lemon wedge, if desired.