Mediterranean Chick Pea Salad with Lemon Herb Dressing

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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad with Lemon-Herb Dressing

Serves: 4-6

Salad Ingredients:

2 cans  (15.5oz size) chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
1/4 - 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
1 medium green pepper, cut into thin strips
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped

Lemon Herb Dressing Ingredients: 

3 tablespoons Concord Foods Reconstituted Lemon Juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons water
1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1/4 cup Rice vinegar
2 teaspoons basil, fresh, chopped (or 3/4 tsp dried)
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt 


Make the dressing first by mixing all dressing ingredients together in a blender on high for 1-2 minutes.

Place chick peas and onion in a non-metal bowl. Pour dressing over them and marinate in the refrigerator for at least two hours. Add green pepper, tomatoes and parsley, toss well and serve.

Category: Main Courses