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Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes RecipeChickpea Salad with Tomatoes

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Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes Recipe

This salad makes a side dish that is full of protein and fiber. The chickpeas and vitamin-rich tomatoes are tossed in a light dressing made of tahini, lemon juice and dill. Use this recipe to make a healthy contribution to your next picnic or potluck.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/6 recipe
Amount Per Serving
132
Calories
% Daily Value*
1%
Total Fat 0.8g
0%Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
7%
Sodium 162mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 26.6g
31%
Dietary Fiber 8.8g
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 7.7g
Vitamin C 30%Vitamin A 9%
Iron 10%Calcium 6%
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (15.5 oz.) cans low-sodium chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 ½ cups quartered cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 4 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp tahini
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Place the chickpeas in a large bowl. Add the tomatoes and green onions.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, tahini and hot sauce until smooth. Stir in the dill, garlic powder and black pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir well. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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