Chickpea and Spinach Salad

Chickpea and Spinach Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 142.4
  • Total Fat: 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.6 mg
  • Sodium: 180.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Introduction

This is a basic recipe, I added tuna, cucumber and extra spinach. This is a basic recipe, I added tuna, cucumber and extra spinach.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 15 oz cans Chickpeas drained and washed
    1/4 cup chopped Parsley
    1/2 cup chopped red onion
    1/4 cup Olive Oil
    3 TBS Lemon Juice
    1/2 tsp lemon zest
    1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
    4 cups spinach
    2 TBS mint leaves
    Yogurt with Orange Essence(see below)

    Yogurt with Orange essence
    1/2 cup low fat Yogurt
    1/4 tsp Orange Zest
    2 TBS Orange Juice
    1/2 tsp Honey

Directions

In a medium bowl, combine chickpeas, onion and parsley, set aside
In small bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, zest, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper if desired.
In another small bowl mix Yogurt, orange zest, orange juice and honey.
Pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and mix well

Serve the chickpea salad over spinach and top with yogurt sauce and sprinkle with mint leaves.

Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RD03875.

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