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Eye Health Recipes – Chickpea Salad

 

Autumn Chickpea Salad (3986173540)

1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
25 large basil leaves chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 tsp olive oil
½ tbsp honey
Pinch of salt

Place chickpeas, tomatoes and basil in a bowl.Whisk together all remaining ingredients and pour over bowl. Toss to coat.

Chickpeas are a great source of protein. They also contain high levels of iron, zinc folate, phosphorus, B vitamins, manganese, copper and many antioxidant phytonutrients. Two cups of garbanzos fulfill the recommended daily fiber requirement and can help to lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.