Sunday, June 5, 2011

Chickpea Salad with Mozzarella and Basil - Garbanzo Salad

Serve this healthy hearty salad on its own or as a side dish .... hmmm, delicious. Really simple, you can always throw this together in just a few minutes. It's a perfect cold salad for a hot summer day.

15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cucumber, sliced
3 medium tomatoes, sliced or 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 small onion, sliced
2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
4 oz fresh mozzarella, diced or cubed

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
Black pepper

Mix first 6 ingredients in a medium salad bowl.
Drizzle with olive oil, vinegar or lemon juice.
Season with salt and pepper.
Toss all ingredients well to combine.

Tags: Chickpea Salad with Mozzarella and Basil recipe, Garbanzo Salad recipe, Chickpea Salad recipe, Garbanzo Salad

1 comment:

  1. Mmmm...I love chickpeas as main ingredient for a salad. Never tried it with mozzarella! I will have to try it when the temperatures are rising again.


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