Sunday, July 12, 2015

Chickpea Avocado Salad with Fresh Spinach Leaves

A quick and easy summertime meal that doesn't require the stove!

What You Need:

4 cups cooked chickpeas, or 2 (15-ounce) cans, drained and rinsed
1 small red onion, peeled and diced small
2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
Zest of 1 lime and juice of 4 limes
1 jalapeño pepper, minced (for less heat, remove the seeds)
1⁄2 cup chopped cilantro
Sea salt to taste
1 avocado, coarsely chopped
5 cups fresh spinach leaves

What You Do:

Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well. Add the avocado just before serving.

Serve on a bed of fresh spinach leaves, or other choice of greens.  Enjoy!  Makes 3-5 servings.

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