Whole meal pasta and chickpea salad

Most people have a negative position towards pasta. Pasta makes you fat, pasta has too many carbohydrates etc. Let me tell you - all bull***! This meal includes complex carbohydrates providing whole meal pasta and in combination with protein rich chickpeas it is the perfect lunch to bring to your office.

INGREDIENTS (1 person)

  • 80g raw whole meal pasta or quinoa
  • 150g canned & drained chickpeas (in water - try these)
  • 18pc cherry tomatoes
  • 5pc black olives
  • salt & pepper
  • fresh basil leaves


  1. Prepare pasta/quinoa as indicated on package
  2. Drain chickpeas and rinse with water
  3. Mix chickpeas with tomatoes, olives and pasta. Add salt & pepper according to your taste. Garnish with basil leaves