Chickpea Salad With Lemon And Mint

The ingredients and flavors in this salad are perfect! On it’s own or as a side, this recipe will fill you up and leave you smiling!

Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Mint

Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 15-oz can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained (use organic, low sodium if possible)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped or julienned
  • 1 cucumber, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons, olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, whisk together garlic, olive oil, white wine vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper for dressing. Set aside.

2. In a large bowl, combine chickpeas, bell pepper, cucumber, scallion and mint. Add dressing and toss to coat.

3. For added flavor, refrigerate for 30 minutes prior to serving.

Enjoy!

Recipe adapted with permission from Healthy You! 14 Days to Quick and Permanent Weight Loss and a Healthier, Happier You.

Dawna Stone

Dawna Stone is the author of seven books, a business owner, certified health coach, motivational speaker, and creator of the 5-Day Detox and the 14-Day Clean-Eating Program. Dawna appears regularly on local and national television. She has appeared on the Today show, Martha, MSNBC, HSN, and morning news programs on NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox. Dawna is a highly sought-after speaker and has done speaking engagements for Chobani, Disney, American Heart Association, Mass Mutual, Wharton Business School, Women’s Entertainment Television, PGA Tour, Super Bowl Leadership Forum, Susan G. Komen, and many more.
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