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Garbanzo Avocado Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


8-10 servings

This salad is so hearty I've often served it as the main course with soup and bread. It you're looking for a deliciously different salad, this recipe's for you!


  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 2 medium avocados, diced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cubed Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper sauce and pepper; pour over vegetables and toss. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, add bacon and toss.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 253 calories, 21g fat (5g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 374mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.

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