Yellow Courgette, Chickpea, Red Onion, Chilli, Watercress and Feta Salad

Basil Crème Fraîche Dressing


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Salads: The new main course


By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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Yellow courgettes are a very pretty vegetable; they have a lovely colour and seem to brighten up a plate of food fairly easily. If you can’t find any, just use ordinary green ones, but make sure they’re very fresh.

I tend always to cook chickpeas from scratch as I like to buy those lovely tiny Spanish ones, but if you aren’t sure how old your dried chickpeas are I’d recommend you buy a good-quality canned variety. It will save you hours in preparation and cooking time.

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