eat for health logoChic Pea Salad (Serves 8)
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  • 2 - 16 ounce cans chic peas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, finely diced
  • 3 scallions, sliced thinly
  • 1⁄2 cup olives, pitted and chopped
  • 8 basil leaves, shredded or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Juice from 3 lemons
  • Pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Combine the chic peas in a large bowl with the remaining ingredients. Toss well and taste for seasoning.
2. Serve at room temperature or chilled. (This recipe can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.)

Nutrition info for 1 serving:
Calories: 162 • Protein: 5 g • Total Fat: 6 g • Saturated Fat: 0 g • Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrates: 25 g • Sodium: 452 mg