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Recipe for Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Healthy Recipe: Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Beans are so healthy for us because of their high protein and fiber content, so if you're looking for a new way to prepare them, you've got to try this recipe. The carrots give it a crunchy texture, and the currants add a touch of sweetness. It's delicious on its own or topped on your garden salad.

If you're curious to know how to make this refreshing bean salad

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Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Chickpea, Carrot, and Currant Salad

Ingredients

1 15-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed
2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup currants
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Mix the chickpeas, carrots, and currants in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients. Pour this mixture over the chickpeas, carrots and currants. Mix well and refrigerate at least one hour in a sealed container before enjoying.

Makes about 10 half cup servings.

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nancita nancita 6 years
That sounds great and so easy. I love shredded carrots. Totally making this!
Advah Advah 6 years
That looks delicious!!
poptart-princess poptart-princess 6 years
love this!!!
Asche Asche 6 years
Yummy! I'm not so into currents, so I would probably substitute for raisins or craisins. But such yummy salad!
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