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Easy Recipe for an Avocado Chickpea Salad

A complete salad that can be enjoyed on its own or with a side of protein.
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Easy Recipe for an Avocado Chickpea Salad

A complete salad that can be enjoyed on its own or with a side of protein.
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Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 7
Calories: 132kcal

Equipment

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • citrus squeezer
  • bowl

Ingredients

  • ½ large red pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 handful fresh parsley, or cilantro, chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 large avocado, chopped
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped

Instructions

  • Chop 1/2 of a large red pepper. Add to a medium sized bowl.
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  • Add to the bowl 2 cups of cooked chickpeas. If you have the time to soak and cook fresh chickpeas, they are so much better.
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  • Chop 1 large or two small avocado coarsely. Add to the chickpeas and red pepper.
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  • Add minced garlic, chopped tomato, and juice from one lemon.
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  • Mix well together.
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  • Salt and pepper to taste.
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  • Serve salad right away, avocado can’t stand for too long after it has been opened.

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 446IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg

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