Chickpea Apple and Avocado Salad
 
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This Chickpea Apple and Avocado Salad on a bed of greens is full of healthy fat and fiber for a light lunch that provides a boost of energy to beat that mid-afternoon slump!
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Recipe type: Lunch
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • FOR CHICKPEA APPLE & AVOCADO SALAD:
  • ½ cup Chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 small avocado, diced
  • ½-1 pink lady apple, diced {depending on size of apple}
  • 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tbsp feta cheese
  • FOR BED OF GREENS SALAD:
  • 4 cups spinach
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup lite raspberry vinaigrette dressing {or dressing of choice}
Instructions
  1. Add chickpeas, diced avocado, and feta cheese to a small bowl. Mash and blend together, using back of fork.
  2. Once well combined, stir in diced apples and walnut pieces, stir to mix well.
  3. Prep two plates with a bed of dark leafy greens, then divide the Chickpea Apple and Avocado salad evenly between the two plates.
  4. Add fresh blueberries and top with lite raspberry vinaigrette or dressing of choice and serve!
Notes
This recipe is high in fat, but its a healthy fat from the avocado and walnuts!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ recipe Calories: 355 Fat: 20 Saturated fat: 2 Unsaturated fat: 12 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 40 Sugar: 16 Sodium: 276 Fiber: 12 Protein: 10 Cholesterol: 4
Recipe by Lemons and Basil at http://lemonsandbasil.com/chickpea-apple-and-avocado-salad/