Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fabulous Chick Pea Salad

Photo Credit: Health is Wealth Photos

This delicious healthy salad has great colour and bite.  It is absolutely simple to prepare and an enduring favourite in my household!  If you desire colour or variation in texture to your dinner, consider this indispensable dish. 

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup Garbanzo Beans
  • 1/2 cup tomato
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 1/2 cup of cooked corn
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1/4 tablespoons fresh spinach
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 lime
  • cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley or fresh mint

  • Drain the garbanzo beans and reserve
  • Chop the tomato, red onion and cucumber and reserve
  • Mince enough garlic for 1 teaspoon
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Stir in beans, cover and turn off heat Set aside
  • Chop the spinach and place in a large salad bowl 
  • Gently toss all remaining ingredients in with the spinach. Add beans.
  • Juice the lemon and the lime and drizzle in top bowl while tossing ingredients 
  • Serve topped with additional parsley, chopped, if you wish
Bon appétit!

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