Thursday, May 28, 2015

Garbanzo Salad



This easy and delicious garbanzo salad is a great idea for a healthy lunch, and it will also make an amazing appetizer just before dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Can (15.5 oz) Garbanzo beans
  • 3 T Chopped Parsley
  • ½ C Chopped Red Onion
  • 1-2 Minced Jalapenos
  • 2 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2  T Lemon Juice
  • ½ Tspn Black Pepper
  • ¼ Tspn Ground Cumin
  • ½ Tspn Garlic Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 Avocado (optional)
  • Lettuce leaves to serve (optional)



Make the Dressing:
Combine the Lemon Juice with the Extra Virgin Olive oil and season with salt, black pepper, ground cumin and garlic powder, stir well, taste the flavor and add more salt and pepper if needed.  Set aside for a minute.

Make the Salad:
In a bowl combine the Garbanzo beans with the onion, jalapeño, and parsley, toss to combine and then add in the dressing, stir so all the ingredients will get well seasoned with the dressing, taste the flavor and adjust the seasoning.

Serve over lettuces leaves and top with diced avocado.

Enjoy!!

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