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Chick Pea and Vegetable Salad

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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 4 Serving(s)


Amount Per Serving


Calories: 224


Total Fat: 7g


Cholesterol: 18mg


Sodium: 286mg


Total Carbohyrdates: 24g


Protein: 16g


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Make this for: Lunch

Category: Salads

This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)

Summary

This salad is packed with fiber, beta carotene, vitamin C and protein. It is a great alternative to the tiresome sandwich in your lunch box!

What you'll need

  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 med clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 can 15 oz. chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup broccoli flowerettes, blanched for 1 minute in boiling water
  • 1 med tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot

Instructions

  • Step 1
    In a large mixing bowl, combine lemon juice, garlic, basil, and pepper.
  • Step 2
    Stir in chick peas, broccoli, tomatoes, cheese, and carrots. Toss to mix well.
  • Step 3
    Chill overnight.