This American Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is a terrific vegetable side dish that goes well with just about any main dish you are serving. Or this can be your main dish for meatless meal or when you want a light meal.
Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber
Calories168 Per Serving
Protein7g Per Serving
Fiber6g Per Serving
Cost Per Serving$1.45
|Total Fat||4.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||25 g|
|Dietary Fiber||6 g|
15.5 oz canned, no-salt-added or lower-sodium chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
1 cup chopped, fresh tomatoes (any type)
1 cucumber (chopped)
2 stalk celery (chopped)
1/4 small red or yellow onion (sliced)
1/2 cup chopped, fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil or canola
1/2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar or lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
Add all the ingredients into a large bowl.
Stir to combine and serve.
Cooking Tip: Cilantro stems and celery leaves have a ton of flavor! So go ahead and chop them up for the salad.
Tip: Cherry or grape tomatoes are usually more expensive than other tomatoes. However, sometimes they go on sale, so always check.