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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. 1 15-ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed
  2. 2 cups shredded carrots
  3. 1 cup currants
  4. 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  5. 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  6. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  7. 1 tablespoon orange juice
  8. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  9. 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  10. 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
  11. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  12. 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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