After watching the documentary Food, Inc., I have made a promise to provide healthier recipes that are more affordable. I get most of my ingredients from Trader Joes which carry organic foods for half the price.
This is a healthy Italian salad that is super simple to make. 😉
Garbanzo Bean Salad
- 1 can organic garbanzo beans (15 oz.)
- tomato diced for garnish
- 1/2 a red onion diced
- 8-10 leaves fresh basil chopped
- sea salt & pepper
- 1 lemon squeezed
- red wine vinegar (4-5 splashes)
- olive oil (4 full circle drizzles) 😉
- whole wheat flat bread
First thing’s first, you will need to drain your garbanzo beans and place in a bowl. Next you will toss in the red onion.
Chop the basil by rolling the leaves together.
Add to the bowl.
Next, squeeze in the lemon.
Than add the red wine vinegar and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
Cover and chill in the fridge. The longer these flavors can marinate, the better this salad will be. Before serving garnish with diced tomato and basil.
Toast up some whole wheat flatbread in the oven at 400 degrees. Slice into quarters using a pizza cutter and serve.
I love how the basil and lemon complement the garbonza beans. I hope you enjoy this healthy dish!