Monday, September 7, 2015

Skinny Chickpea Salad Recipe

Skinny Chickpea Salad

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  I absolutely am in love with this salad!!!    Not only is this salad healthy but also is so simple to make and will keep in your fridge for up to 1 week after its prepared. For best results make sure the salad chills in the refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.

  • 15 oz can garbanzo beans, rinsed + drained
  • 15 oz can black beans, rinsed + drained
  • 15 oz can yellow sweet corn, rinsed + drained
  • 1 English cucumber, finely chopped
  • 1 small pint red cherry tomatoes, sliced into halves
  • ½ yellow sweet onion, finely diced (you may also use red onion or green onion)
  • Dressing:
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp cilantro paste or use finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  1. For salad, add all ingredients to a large bowl and cover mixture evenly with dressing. Toss salad mixture gently to mix ingredients with dressing together.
  2. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
  3. Dressing:
  4. For dressing, add all ingredients into a medium size bowl and whisk until all ingredients are well mixed. Place dressing in refrigerator