Quick Chickpea Salad

by Destini on February 12, 2011

The other day I needed to make a quick easy lunch. I had a can of chickpeas, so I thought I would work with that. My fiancé isn’t a huge fan of chickpeas but I was determined to make them Mr. S approved!

This can be a cold salad or used in a wrap. I am on a low carb diet, so I decided not to have mine in a wrap as the chickpeas will have some carbs already in them. Mr. S however enjoyed his in a whole wheat wrap.

Ingredients:

1 can of chickpeas
1 plum tomato
½ cup of chopped spinach
¼ cup chopped zucchini
1tbsp of chopped fresh parsley
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp cayenne
½ tsp cumin
1 tsp of EVOO

Process:

1. Heat EVOO in pan, add spinach and stir.
2. Add all ingredients but spices. Heat for several minutes.
3. Add spices, mix and cover for 3-5min.
4.Take off heat, put in bowl and place in fridge for 1 hour.

Chickpeas are so full of healthy benefits that I recommend them to anyone!

How do you eat your chickpeas?
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Medeja February 12, 2011 at 10:31 am

Looks really easy and delicious 🙂 I love chickpeas 🙂

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kimmy February 14, 2011 at 5:45 am

ditto that last comment!

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jeanetteshealthyliving February 27, 2011 at 2:21 am

What a nice healthy lunch idea, sounds delicious. Love how you cook it first, then chill this salad. The flavors sound awesome!

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