Chick Pea, Goats Cheese and Rocket Salad (Vegetarian and Gluten Free)

Chick pea, goats cheese and rocket saladThis versatile salad of chick peas, goats cheese and rocket is both vegetarian, gluten free and packed with nutrients and flavour.


  • 200g dried chickpeas
  • 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 2 ripe plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • Small handful fresh flatleaf parsley, chopped
  • 50g bag wild rocket
  • 150g mild, creamy goat’s cheese, crumbled


  1. Put the chickpeas in a bowl of cold water and leave to soak overnight.
  2. Drain the chickpeas, place in a pan and cover with fresh water.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer rapidly, partially covered, for 1 hour or until very tender.
  4. Drain well and place in a large bowl.
  5. While warm, pour over the oil and lemon juice and season.
  6. Allow to cool.
  7. Toss the tomatoes, parsley and rocket with the chickpeas.
  8. Divide among plates and crumble over the goat’s cheese to serve



About HonieMummy (HonieBuk)

Mum of two girls (16 & 9) and step-Mum to one boy (15). All of whom are bright, fun-loving, creative and musical and make me proud and despite his disability (CP) my step-son and family face challenges with a smile and the will to succeed. Love to travel (mainly US/Canada/Scotland), passionate about photography, music is a must, always in HoniesKitchen, love a bit of crafting and I'm learning to knit (maybe even crochet). I'm a networking junkie and of course there has to be time (quality time) with my amazing family! I like to Blog infrequently whenever it takes my fancy and I don't mind sharing my ups and downs, advice and querky ideas with you all. I will mostly post recipes and photos of food, family and travel. I love to review products that my family and me would use - I kinda consider it my 'duty' to let you all know if something is as good as it says on the tin and a 'must buy' product, that all families should know about. Find these in HonieLikes. If you like what you see, please tell me - I work hard at these things :o)
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