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Chick - Pea Salad
Chick-peas, or "garbanzos", are widely used in Southern Europe in a variety of interesting ways. They are not only versatile, but are inexpensive and a most nutritious legume. Chick-peas may be marinated in a well-seasoned dressing and served as an appetizer, or combined with a diverse selection of foods and enjoyed as a first course. Serve this colorful dish at an informal luncheon or supper.

What You Need:
  • 2 cups cooked or canned chick-peas, drained
  • ˝ cup diced green peppers
  • ˝ cup sliced scallions, with some tops
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 canned pimiento, drained and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander or parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • Salt, pepper to taste
  • Crisp lettuce leaves, washed and dried
  • 1 large tomato, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 8 pitted black olives

  • How To Cook:
    1. Combine chick-peas, peppers, scallions, garlic, pimiento, and coriander or parsley in a large bowl.

    2. Mix together oil, vinegar or lemon juice, salt, and pepper; pour over chick-pea mixture and mix well.

    3. Refrigerate 1 hour or longer to blend flavors.

    4. When ready to serve, line a salad bowl with lettuce leaves; top with chick-pea mixture.

    5. Garnish with tomato wedges and olives.

    To Serve: 4 - 6
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    Cuisine » Europe » Portugal
    Main Ingredient » Vegetables » Peas
    Main Ingredient » Vegetables » Scallions
    Main Ingredient » Herbs & Spices » Coriander
    Dish » Salads


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