Avocado Chickpea Salad

chickpeas salad

Ingredients

    • 1/2 large red pepper

 

    • 2 cups chickpeas (also known as Garbanzo beans; if you have the time soak and cook fresh chickpeas, they are so much better)

 

    • 1 clove garlic

 

    • juice from 1 lemon

 

    • handful fresh parsley or cilantro

 

    • salt and pepper to taste

 

    • 1 large avocado, or two small ones

 

  • 1 plum tomato

chickpea salad

Directions: 

  • Chop 1/2 of a large red pepper. Add to a medium sized bowl.
  • Add to the bowl 2 cups of cooked chickpeas.
  • Chop 1 large or two small avocado coarsely. Add to the chickpeas and red pepper.
  • Mince 1 clove of garlic, add to bowl.
  • Chop one tomato, add to bowl.
  • Squeeze juice out of one lemon, try to get as much as you can; without any seeds.
  • Mix well together.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

chickpea salad

Serve salad right away, avocado can’t stand for too long after it has been opened.  avocado chickpea salad

Avocado Chickpea Salad

Servings: 7
Calories: 127kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large red pepper
  • 2 cups chickpeas also known as Garbanzo beans; if you have the time soak and cook fresh chickpeas, they are so much better
  • 1 clove garlic
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 handful handful fresh parsley or cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large avocado or two small ones
  • 1 plum tomato

Instructions

  • Chop 1/2 of a large red pepper. Add to a medium sized bowl.
  • Add to the bowl 2 cups of cooked chickpeas.
  • Chop 1 large or two small avocado coarsely. Add to the chickpeas and red pepper.
  • Mince 1 clove of garlic, add to bowl.
  • Chop one tomato, add to bowl.
  • Squeeze juice out of one lemon, try to get as much as you can; without any seeds.
  • Mix well together.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve salad right away, avocado can’t stand for too long after it has been opened.

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 8.9% | Vitamin C: 19.9% | Calcium: 2.6% | Iron: 8.8%
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