Avocado Chickpea Salad


This vegetarian friendly salad packs in lots of protein in the chickpeas! Not only that, but it is also a rich source of fiber which helps fight constipation. The bright red pepper in this salad keeps your skin and hair young and healthy by providing a great source of vitamin E. If you're a fan of cilantro, it is a great flavor booster in this salad! Its full of calcium to build strong bones and supports healthy cardiovascular health. 

Yield: 3

Avocado Chickpea Salad


    • 1/2 of a large red pepper

    • 2 cups of chickpeas (also known as Garbanzo beans; if you have the time soak and cook fresh chickpeas; so much better)

    • 1 clove of garlic

    • Juice from 1 lemon

    • Handful of fresh parsley or cilantro

    • Salt and Pepper to taste

    • 1 large avocado, or two small

    • 1 plum tomato


  • Chop 1/2 of a large red pepper. Add to a medium sized bowl.

  • Add to the bowl 2 cups of cooked chickpeas.

  • Chop 1 large or two small avocado, chop coarsely. Add to the chickpeas and red pepper.

  • Mince 1 clove of garlic, add to bowl.

  • Chop one tomato, add to bowl.

  • Squeeze juice out of one lemon, try to get as much as you can; without any seeds.

  • Mix well together.

  • Salt and pepper to taste.

  • Serve salad right away, avocado can’t stand for too long after it has been mixed.



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