• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Balela Salad is a light and healthy salad mixing chickpeas, black beans, tomatoes, onion and parsley topped with a lemony sumac dressing with a hint of spice. This works great as lunch, as a side to dinner or topping to your pita, rice bowls or alongside grilled chicken or seafood. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 - 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained1 - 15 ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed3 medium tomatoes, diced {about 1 1/2 cups}1/4 of a sweet onion, diced {about 1/3 of a cup}1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped1/4 cup fresh mint, choppedFor the dressing::1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar1 lemon, juiced1/2 teaspoon sumac2 garlic cloves, minced1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper {optional}1 jalapeño, seeds removed, finely chopped {optional}1/2 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon black pepper

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0.01%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0.04%
    • Potassium: 2 mg 0.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.04%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.53%
    • Vitamin C 0.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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