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Broccoli Garbanzo Salad Recipe

Broccoli Garbanzo Salad Recipe

This is a fun and different side dish. This salad goes well with Mexican and Italian food. It's a nice change of pace from lettuce—and does not take much prep work.—Elizabeth Freise, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket over 1 in. of boiling water in a saucepan. Cover and steam for 5-6 minutes or until tender. Rinse with cold water; drain and place in a bowl. Add the garbanzo beans and olives. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 152 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 4 g protein.