Green Bean & Chickpea Salad

 

  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed & cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 1 16-oz. can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • ¼ cup chopped onion

DRESSING:

  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil or 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ tbsp. olive oil

  1. Steam the green beans until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
  2. Place the beans, chickpeas, and onion in a large bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients.
  4. Add the dressing to the bean mixture, tossing the ingredients well.
  5. Chill the salad for 1 hour or longer before serving.
  6. Makes 6-8 servings.

 

 

 

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