Carrot, Chickpea and Orange Salad

This delicious salad is really low in calories and takes just minutes to make. It’s the perfect light lunch for warm, sunny days when you want to look and feel good in your bikini.

Carrot, Chick Pea and Orange Salad

Preparation time: 10mins
Cooking time: none
Serves: 4
Per serving: 186 calories, 6.4g fat, 1g saturates, 13g sugars, 0.7g salt
Price per portion: 80p


2 medium oranges
3tbsp reduced-fat houmous
2 carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
25g roasted, unsalted peanuts
400g can chick peas in water, drained
130g bag rocket salad mix
salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Place the oranges on a chopping board and use a small, sharp knife to remove the skin and pith. Then slice between the membrane of the oranges to release the segments.
  2. Squeeze the remaining juice from the orange membrane into a bowl, together with any juice from the chopping board. Add the houmous to the bowl and whisk together to make a dressing with a drizzling consistency. Season to taste.
  3. Place the orange segments in a serving bowl. Add the carrots, peanuts, chick peas and rocket leaves and toss. Drizzle over the dressing and serve immediately.


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