Cuban Garbanzo Bean Salad

Cuban Garbanzo Bean Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 320.4
  • Total Fat: 12.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 999.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.3 g
  • Protein: 9.5 g

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this IS a main dish ! this IS a main dish !
Number of Servings: 6


    2 (15 ounce )cans of garbanzo beans, drained
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    1 red bell pepper, chopped
    1 cup of diced sweet yellow onion
    1 cup of cherry or grape tomatoes
    1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lime juice
    1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
    1 tsp. of ground cumin
    1/2 tsp. of sea salt
    1/2 tsp. of black pepper
    3 minced garlic cloves
    10 black olives
    1/2 cup chopped parsley


This garbanzo salad is a MAIN MEAL.

This meal/salad is hearty, healthy and very filling. Great to prepare when not in the mood to cook ! My Cuban grandma would make this salad on a hot summer day as well as when in a rush ! easy and delicious !

enjoy !

Combine the red and green peppers, onion, tomatoes, olives, garbanzo beans and chopped parsley in a non-metallic large salad bowl.

Combine in a blender the lime juice, olive oil, minced garlic, cumin, salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the garbanzo bean mixture. Cover and refrigerate for an hour or so.

Serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSCANELA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Great idea - 12/3/20

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    Tasty but a salt lick too. - 9/10/20

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    It sounds wonderful. I will try this one. - 7/7/20

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    good - 6/15/17

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    Delicious and easy salad! I added in some chopped up avocado before serving. I had it as a side to limit the amount of tacos we ate. - 1/3/17