Garbanzo Bean and Zucchini Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Japanese Delight

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis. OH MAN is this just simple goodness! I didn't expect for this to be as delicious as it is! Splurge a bit on a nice chunk of parm for this recipe. A small piece won't set you back very much at all. DO NOT use the green can!!! I actually substituted cucumber for the zucchini. So easy and tasty!

Top Review by Raspberri_Skies

This was a nice change from our usual salad! I am not sure how raw zucchini would be because of the spongy texture so I oiled and grilled it beforehand. I doubled the recipe and tripled the dressing, I like things well dressed. This recipe sounded great but wasn't very appetizing to look at. I tasted the dressing before adding it and it was very sour so I had to add some sugar to suit my tastes. I probably won't make again but it's definitely a different recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the Vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper until combined.
  2. For the Salad: Place the garbanzo beans, zucchini, corn, red onion, and lettuce in a large salad bowl. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss well. Garnish with the crumbled Parmesan cheese and serve.

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