Chickpea Salad with Cheese

June 23, 2020

This salad can be a nutritious meal for those who pay attention to their form and fitness. You can prepare it in 5 minutes, a salad recipe with fresh greens awaits you. A delicious meal for any season. Bon Appetit!

Taste Score: %73
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 5 mins

Tips

  • You can have this salad with crackers to enrich your meal.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Chop the red onion into cubes and then put it in a small bowl.
  2. Mix the olive oil, salt and lemon juice into the bowl according to your taste and rest it on the side.
  3. Add boiled chickpeas to the bowl, and roughly crushed white cheese.
  4. Then finely chop 6 sprigs of fresh mint, and red basil to add flavor and add to the bowl and mix.
  5. While mixing, be careful not to crush chickpeas and feta cheese.
  6. Chop the green tomato into small apple slices and place it on the salad bowl.
  7. Pour the salad dressing on top and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Chickpea Salad with Cheese
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories545
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 19 mg6.3%
Sodium 307 mg13.3%
Potassium 1073 mg22.8%
Protein 23.6 g47.2%
Total Fat 21.3 g27.3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What are the benefits of chickpeas?

The chickpea, which is the favorite of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, is a complete source of protein, fiber and carbohydrates. It has endless benefits for your health. With its high fiber content, it helps regulate digestion and blood sugar, maintains insulin and blood sugar at normal levels, prevents the development of diabetes, reduces the risk of heart diseases. Thanks to its richness in iron, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and copper, it is considered one of the important nutrients for bone health. It is very difficult to get selenium naturally from fruits and vegetables because it does not exist naturally in them, but chickpeas appear as a legume rich in this mineral as well. Thanks to selenium, it provides regular functioning of thyroid hormone, regulation of liver enzymes, helps detoxification of cancer-causing toxins.

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