Chick Pea, Pesto salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 258.4
  • Total Fat: 14.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 560.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Vegan friendly salad, great on its own or over a bed of greens. Vegan friendly salad, great on its own or over a bed of greens.
Number of Servings: 10


    Chick pea salad:
    - 3 cans chick peas (or 4 cups dried & sprouted)
    - Sundried tomatoes (in oil, chopped)
    - 1 can black olives (sliced)
    - 1 jar artichokes (in oil)
    1 red onion (thinly sliced)
    -1 TBSP Olive Oil


    - Basil (bunch)
    cup olive oil
    - 3 cloves garlic
    - Juice of a whole lemon


Mix all salad ingredients together.

To make pesto, blend the basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor or blender. I use a blender and it comes out fine, you just have to work it a little more.

Pesto could be made the night before. Mix the pesto into the salad and chill until ready to eat. I actually found that this tasted better the second and third day, once the flavors merged.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ISLANDBETH.

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