Colorful Garbanzo Bean Salad Recipe
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Colorful Garbanzo Bean Salad Recipe

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Because this salad is most flavorful when it refrigerates for a few hours, it's a nice make-ahead option for lunch. —Diana Tseperkas, North Haven, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + standing
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet red pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

174 calories: 2/3 cup, 9g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 436mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Broil pepper 4 in. from the heat until skin blisters, about 5 minutes. With tongs, rotate pepper a quarter turn. Broil and rotate until all sides are blistered and blackened. Immediately place pepper in a small bowl; cover and let stand for 20 minutes.
  2. Peel off and discard charred skin. Remove stem and seeds; chop pepper. In a large bowl, combine the pepper, garbanzo beans, tomatoes and basil. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, lemon peel and pepper. Pour over bean mixture; toss to coat. Chill until serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Colorful Garbanzo Bean Salad in Healthy Cooking August/September 2012, p60

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dublinlab
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2016

"Lovely and easy. I used my home canned roasted red peppers. Made a little more dressing. I would make this again. Great lunch with a piece of bread and butter. Janet. VFE"

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ahmom
Reviewed May. 2, 2015

"good but it was missing something."

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ppolen
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"Nothing special. I was really looking forward to this one, but it failed to knock my socks off. Won't be making it again."

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mama4kids
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2012

"EVEN MY KIDS LOVE THIS!!!!"

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