The World's Healthiest Foods

Fresh Minted Garbanzo Salad

This is a very refreshing summer salad, and can be made in just 15 minutes. It is high in protein, and can be kept in your refrigerator for a few days getting more flavorful as it marinates. It is a quick and easy way to have the healthy benefits of beans in your diet in a light and low fat way.

Fresh Minted Garbanzo Salad Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:


  1. Mix all ingredients except lettuce together and chill. This is best if it chills for at least 15 minutes. Serve on a bed of lettuce.
    Serves 4

Healthy Cooking Tips:

Do not add salt to this salad until it's ready to serve. The salt will draw out the water from the cucumber and dilute the flavor.

Nutritional Profile

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Fresh Minted Garbanzo Salad
1.00 serving
297.65 grams
196.23 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
molybdenum 65.59 mcg 87.5 8.0 excellent
vitamin C 37.26 mg 62.1 5.7 very good
manganese 1.02 mg 51.0 4.7 very good
vitamin A 1994.31 IU 39.9 3.7 very good
folate 153.02 mcg 38.3 3.5 very good
vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.54 mg 27.0 2.5 good
dietary fiber 6.01 g 24.0 2.2 good
potassium 584.61 mg 16.7 1.5 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In Depth Nutritional Profile for Fresh Minted Garbanzo Salad