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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Chickpea and Corn salad

This is an all time favorite salad in my home. Not only is the salad healthy, it is very simple to make also.

You will need:
1 can chickpeas or ( 1 cup boiled chickpeas)
1/2 can of corn (1 cup corn if using frozen or fresh)
1/4 cup of fresh cilantro chopped
1/2 cup chopped cucumber (optional)
1 tsp minced jalapeno
1/2 cup chopped green onions (scallions)
salt to taste
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp lime or lemon juice


Whisk olive oil and lime/lemon juice together, add salt and mix well. Now add rest of the ingredients and adjust seasonings. You can use chili powder and black pepper for a different kind of heat in the salad. You can serve it at room temperature or serve cold. Tastes equally good.

Enjoy!


3 comments:

Asha said...

Hi Foodie,you are on a roll girl.Looks delicious and a healthy summer salad.I made a Caribbean salad,I like the beans mixed with light spices,so good:))

trupti said...

That is a great looking salad...so fresh too!

Lorena said...

You write very well.