Chickpea Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 can (19 oz) chickpeas/garbanzo beans, drained and chopped into small pieces, preferably low sodium or unsalted (Reserve liquid — Aquafaba — to use in other recipes.)
  • 3–4 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cups tomatoes (any type), diced
  • 2 large cucumbers, diced
  • 1/2 cup each of diced green and red bell peppers
  • One bunch parsley, cilantro or basil, chopped

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Directions:

  • Cut avocado into cubes and place in bowl. Squeeze the juice from the lemon over the avocado and gently stir to combine.
  • Add remaining salad ingredients and gently toss to combine.
  • Mix oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper, and pour over salad.
  • If you wish, allow to marinate for an hour in the refrigerator before serving.
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