Avocado Chickpea Salad
There’s a delightful burst of flavors awaiting you with every bite of our Avocado Chickpea Salad. This salad is a celebration of freshness, combining the creaminess of ripe avocados with the wholesome goodness of chickpeas. Whether you’re seeking a light lunch, a quick snack, or a colorful side dish for your next gathering, this recipe ticks all the boxes.
- 2 ripe avocados, diced
- 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently combine the diced avocados, chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, and jalapeno in a large bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
- Refrigerate the salad for about 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
- Give the salad a final toss before serving. Garnish with additional cilantro if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A vibrant and satisfying Avocado Chickpea Salad that’s perfect for any occasion.
Nutrition information: Calories: 240, Total Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 6g
There you have it – a refreshing Avocado Chickpea Salad that brings together the richness of avocados and the heartiness of chickpeas. This salad is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for your eyes, with its colorful medley of ingredients. Whether you enjoy it as a light lunch on a sunny afternoon or as a side dish at your next barbecue, this recipe is sure to impress. The combination of creamy avocados, zesty lime dressing, and the satisfying crunch of chickpeas makes every bite a delightful experience. So, grab your ingredients and toss up this easy and nutritious salad that’s as quick to make as it is to disappear from your plate!