Chick Pea Salad

I used to make this chick pea salad tons of times but for some reason I stopped making it. I just recently went food shopping and saw it at the supermarket in the salad section. I thought to myself, I am putting this on the menu this week, so here it is.

I always tend to make different versions of it simply because I put different types of vegetables in the salad. The dressing, I pretty much keep it simple, olive oil and our favorite rice wine vinegar, without the high fructose corn syrup though.

Sometimes I add canned tuna, corn, peas anything goes really so be creative, even couscous is great with it. This is cooking not baking, so you have much more flexibility to do your own thing. Either way, this is easy, simple to put together and super healthy.

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Chick Pea Salad

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

3 15.5 oz can of chick peas
1 small red onion, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
3 medium tomatoes, chopped
2 red bell peppers, chopped
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
4-6 tablespoons of olive oil
Oregano
Salt to taste

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except oregano in a large bowl. Sprinkle with oregano and serve.

 


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19 comments

  1. These fudge bars look divine! I love particularly the chickpea crust bottom.

  2. So…if these are kind of healthy it means i can eat the whole pan myself, right?? :P Seriously though…peanut butter and chocolate = love.

  3. FOR REAL I need to try this!! Love that there’s chickpeas in this!

  4. My wife is gluten free and although she makes desserts for the family she doesn’t get to eat many of them.

    I am going to show her this recipe and get a few brownie points. Or should I say Peanut butter and chocolate fudge points?

  5. Amazing! My good friend is GF and she loves peanut butter. Totally sending her this way. Looks so good! Lovin’ the chickpeas.

  6. this is amazing… no oil, no butter, i’m bookmarking this.
    i love your recipes miryam!

  7. Your fudge looks amazing. I bet it tastes fantastic.

  8. Girl, these look awesome!! Love the chick peas in this!

  9. Ooh, this looks great! Love how fudgy it is. And chocolate and peanut butter is never wrong. :)

  10. Is the calorie count in 1 piece?

  11. Stupid question…the recipe says 1 cup drained cooked chick peas. If I buy canned are they cooked? Obviously they aren’t dried, but I’ve never seen that in a recipe before.

  12. Can I leave out the chickpeas or substitute for something else? I don’t care for those.

  13. I have a question on your nutrition facts, is that based on all 12 or just 1 of the 12? Sorry, I know this is a dumb question, but I have to ask. I am competing in a NPC competition, and I just want to know the break down of everything. Thanks so much!

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