Broccoli & Chickpea Salad 

Makes 6 servings (about 6 cups)

Total time: about 20 minutes

Steam: 

4 cups fresh broccoli florets 

1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (15 oz.)

1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots

Whisk: 

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp. Minced garlic 

1 Tbsp. Minced fresh ginger 

1 tsp. Dried thyme 

Salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste 

1/4 cup grated Parmesan 

Steam broccoli in a steamer over a pot boiling water until crisp-tender, 3 minutes. Add chickens and steam 1 minute more. Let cool slightly, then chop  broccoli. 

Combine broccoli, chickpeas, and shallots in a large bowl. 

Whisk together lemon juice, oil, garlic, ginger, and thyme; Toss with broccoli salad. Season salad with salt, black pepper, and pepper flakes; top with Parmesan. 

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