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Healthy Recipes

 Mediterranean diced salad in a bowl with pita bread.

Mediterranean Diced Salad

(Gluten-Free)

Ingredients

  • 1 19-ounce can chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans)

  • 1 red pepper

  • 1 cucumber

  • 2 stalks celery

  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes

  • Juice of 1 large lemon (about 1/4 cup)

  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Directions

Drain and rinse chickpeas and put in a large mixing bowl. Core red pepper and dice into half-inch squares. Add to bowl. Peel and chop cucumber; slice celery lengthwise and chop. Add to bowl. Add halved grape tomatoes.

In a measuring cup or small bowl, whisk lemon juice, vinegar, and olive oil. Pour over salad ingredients. Toss well to coat all ingredients. Add parsley and mix again. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Season to taste.

Serves six

Each serving contains about 142 calories, 4 g protein, 6 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 18 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, and 208 mg sodium.

Online Medical Reviewer: Averett, Jennifer, RD
Last Review Date: 3/28/2013
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