This salad can be your main meal or a tasty side dish – enjoy in the summer!

Pear, Walnut And Chickpea Summer Salad

Vegetarian, Refined Sugar Free, Gluten Free

Contributed by The Fit Foodie’s Sally O’Neil thanks to Walnuts Australia.

Serves 2 as a main or 4 as a side
Prep Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas*
  • 2 endives, leaves washed and separated
  • 1 pear, quartered
  • 4 mini zucchini (with flowers a bonus!)
  • 1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
  • Salt and pepper* to taste
  • 4 tbsp good-quality extra virgin olive oil*
  • 1/2 cup Australian walnuts*
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta or goats cheese
  • Thai basil (or basil) to garnish.

        *available at Naked Foods


          1. In a large salad bowl, add the chickpeas, leaves, pear and zucchini.
          2. Toss together with lemon juice, salt, pepper and olive oil.
          3. Top with walnuts, crumbled cheese and basil. Enjoy immediately.