Spicy Chickpea Salad

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can chickpeas
  • 1
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1
    teaspoon fresh jalapeno, minced (I often use more!)
  • 1
    tablespoon chopped cilantro (fresh is a must)
  • 13
    cup shredded carrot
  • 1
    (4 1/2 ounce) can of chopped black olives (depending upon taste, you may want to use 1/2 can)
  • 18
    cup diced red onion
  • 1
    green onions or 1 scallion, sliced thinly
  • 10
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 10
    asparagus spears (tips only)
  • 14
    teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    dash ground red pepper
  • 14 - 12
    cup of newman's own family recipe Italian dressing or 1/4-1/2 cup your own italian vinaigrette, I interchange depending upon my time
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain and rinse (well) the Chickpeas.
  • Place Chickpeas in a medium sized mixing bowl.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix very well.
  • Let set for an hour to allow flavors to blend.
  • Serve nice and cold with some hot Pita bread or just as a side dish.
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