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Chickpea Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Chickpea Salad recipe? Learn how to make Chickpea Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by michaeltesmith

Makes 3 1/2 servings



Sometimes I wish computers came with a scratch and sniff button so that you could smell how wonderful this salad is. It?s tangy and so delicious! All the components work so well together and every bite is just bursting with flavor. This salad is great for lunch or dinner and perfect for potlucks and get togethers.

Recipe Ingredients for Chickpea Salad

15 oz no salt added chickpeas or garbanzo beans, rinsed
3/4 cup edamame (organic)
1/4 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/4 cup green pepper, finely chopped
1/3 cup carrot, finely chopped
1/3 cup organic dried cranberries (make sure you check the label as dried fruit is often sweetened with sugars)
2 tbsp sunflower or grapeseed oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp rosemary
1 black pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Chickpea Salad

  1. In a small bowl mix together oil, vinegar, sea salt, garlic, cumin, Italian seasoning, rosemary and black pepper. Stir the dressing well and set aside.

  2. Ingredients in bowl

  3. In a large bowl mix together chickpeas, edamame, peppers, carrots and cranberries. Toss with dressing and stir to evenly coat.

  4. Refrigerate salad for 1 hour before serving to let flavors set in.

Categories

Beans, Salads, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 237.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
614
Calories from Fat
175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.4g
30%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
316mg
13%
Potassium
1493mg
43%
Total Carbohydrates
83.4g
28%
Dietary Fiber
24.5g
98%
Sugars
14.5g
Protein
30.9g
Vitamin A 43% Vitamin C 61%
Calcium 25% Iron 55%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
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