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Chickpea, Sweet Pepper & Fresh Basil Salad

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Start the New Year right and mix up something fresh and healthy for lunch. This recipe is simple yet satisfying and fresh. Enjoy!

Mediterranean-chopped-saladServes 3

Ingredients:

  • 1 sweet red pepper,
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • ¼ cup packed fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup packed chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper

Directions:

  1. Roast red pepper over grill on gas flame for 15 minutes, turning over or in 400 oven for 40 minutes, or until blackened and soft. Peel and seed pepper, chop coarsely.
  2. In bowl, combine red pepper, chickpeas, cucumber, onion, parsley and basil. 3.In small dish, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and salt and pepper to taste; pour over salad and toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes or up to 1 day. Makes 3 servings for lunch.

 

This recipe is compliments of Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

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