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Recipe July 2017

Herbaceous Garbanzo Bean and Tomato Salad

This is a stand-out salad with a generous amount of mixed fresh herbs and the light dressing that enhances the beans and tomatoes. Make this salad once a week for the basis of any lunch or dinner and you’ll be on the road to healthy eating.

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Herbaceous Garbanzo Bean and Tomato Salad

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mixed fresh herbs like basil, mint, cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 cups garbanzo beans (chick peas), rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 black olives, pitted and sliced lengthwise
  • 3 scallions, sliced

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon honey

Method

1. Place all the ingredients in a salad bowl and mix thoroughly.
2. Make the dressing in a small glass jar and shake.
3. Pour dressing on salad, toss and serve.

Per serving: 249 calories, 9g protein, 32g carbohydrates (8g fiber), 10g fat, (1g sat, 7g mono/poly), 120mg sodium

Seasoned Cook

You’ll love the brightness in flavors and versatility of this dish. It can stand alone or be served casually with canned fish or grilled lean protein.

CHI St. Vincent