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Mediterranean Garbanzo Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by bigjay747

Makes 1 serving



This quick and easy meal is a testament to the satisfaction of a good main course salad and is just one example of how to include healthy, protein-packed beans in a warm-weather menu. It's simple to double this recipe for two, or increase further to serve even more. Maybe it will become the summer potluck dish you're famous for! Serve with pita chips or warm pita bread on the side.

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Garbanzo Salad

5 cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1 small zucchini or yellow squash, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
8 ounce garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 can
4 pitted black olives, such as Kalamata, halved
2 tablespoons parsley, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon prepared balsamic vinaigrette or Italian dressing
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 Ground black pepper to taste
2 lettuce leaves, torn into large bite-size pieces

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Garbanzo Salad

Toss together all ingredients, except lettuce, in a large bowl. Arrange lettuce on a dinner plate and top with bean mixture.
Categories

Beans, Vegetables, Brunch, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 444.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
937
Calories from Fat
181
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.1g
31%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
2454mg
70%
Total Carbohydrates
151.7g
51%
Dietary Fiber
42.5g
170%
Sugars
32.5g
Protein
46.2g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 82%
Calcium 29% Iron 88%
* 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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