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Beet & Chickpea Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing

Beet & Chickpea Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing is a healthy side dish with tropical flair. Beets and chickpeas dressed with a coconut lime dressing with cilantro for a bright citrus contrast that's a great complement to the earthy flavor of roasted beets. 

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword beet salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Calories 142 kcal


Coconut Lime Dressing

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves rinsed and packed (plus more to top salad)
  • 1.5 tbsp fresh lime juice **zest the lime first and set aside
  • 4 tsp white balsamic vinegar apple cider vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt plus more to taste


  • 4-5 medium red beets roasted, peeled and chopped (about 4-5 cups)
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas rinsed and drained (use more if desired)
  • 1 lime grated zest of



  1. Add all dressing ingredients to a Cuisinart and blend until emulsified.


  1. In a large bowl, mix the chopped beets with the dressing.
  2. Add chickpeas and extra cilantro, toss gently.
  3. Top with reserved grated lime zest and extra lime wedges


*This salad can be made ahead. Add extra cilantro and lime zest right before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Beet & Chickpea Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 142
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.