Chickpea Avocado Salad

Salads

Chickpea Avocado Salad
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 260
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 370mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 9g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 550mg 20%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Chickpeas, avocado, tomato and onion make for a scrumptious salad! Flavored with remesco sauce, it is the perfect stand-alone salad or can be dipped with a tortilla chip or crostini! Want some extra protein? Try adding a piece of pan-seared fish to top it off!

Ingredients

  • 6 c. water
  • 2 c. chickpeas, drained
  • 3 ea. sprigs of fresh cilantro, minced
  • 1 ea. large Avocados From Mexico, cubed
  • 1 ea. large tomato
  • 1/2 ea. white onion
  • 6 t. Romesco sauce
  • 2 t. ginger oil
  • 2 t. olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In medium-to large pot, bring water to a boil. Add the chickpeas and salt to taste and cook until tender, approximately 20 minutes, then drain and let cool.
  2. Finely mince cilantro leaves on a cutting board.
  3. In a large bowl, add chopped cilantro, ginger oil, extra virgin olive oil and salt to taste and mix well. Set aside.
  4. Peel avocado and cut it into cubes, then cut the onion and tomatoes into thin strips. Place into a separate bowl, add the Romesco sauce and stir until combined.
  5. Once chickpeas are cool, add them to the avocado mix and gently stir. Then, drizzle cilantro and oil mix over salad and toss until well combined. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes and serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Avocado Salad
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 370mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 9g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 550mg 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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