Griddled vegetables with chickpeas & walnut sauce

Course dinner, Side Dish, Starter
Keyword chickepeas, vegetable, walnut sauce, walnuts
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 365kcal


  • 1 aubergine cut into 0.5cm long slices
  • 2 courgettes cut into 0.5cm long slices
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 400 g can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • 50 g California Walnuts chopped
  • 150 g Greek yogurt
  • 50 g pomegranate seeds


  • Brush the vegetable slices with a little oil and griddle or fry in batches for 2 minutes each side to give golden bar marks, set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a separate frying pan and fry the onion and 2 cloves garlic for 3-4 minutes, add the chickpeas and cumin then add the tomatoes and half the Walnuts and fry for 2-3 minutes. Season to taste.
  • Mix together the yogurt, remaining garlic and Walnuts.
  • Lay the vegetables on a large serving platter, top with the chickpea mixture. Spoon over the yogurt mixture and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds to serve.

Cooks tip

  • Swap the chickpeas for cannellini or kidney beans and add some fresh chilli for a little kick.


Serving: 338g | Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Fibre: 9.2g


Salt 0.03g per serving
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