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Chickpea and Herb Salad

Courses: Salads
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Chickpeas (garbonzo beans)
1   Cucumber - peeled (medium)
1   Tomato (large)
1   Red pepper - seeded and diced
2   Scallions - chopped
1   Avocado
1/3 cup 78mlOlive oil
1   Lemon
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlWhite pepper
8   Leaves fresh basil - chopped
1/3 cup 78mlDill - fresh

Recipe Instructions

Drain chickpeas and rinse well. Cut cucumber into thin slices, then halve them. Cut tomato into wedges, then halve them. Put cucumbers and tomato pieces, as well as red peppers and scallions, in a bowl. Set aside.

Dice avocado

Put in a large bowl, and add oil and juice from half the lemon.

Add the salt, pepper and basil. Stir with fork (avocado will cream).

Add the vegetables and dill to avocado mixture.

Toss gently.

Add chickpeas, and combine. Taste and add more lemon, salt and pepper as needed. Serve. Can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated.

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