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Barbecue Chickpea Salad

Barbecue Chickpea Salad
Barbecue Chickpea Salad
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.


1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

¼ c. barbecue sauce (your choice)

4 c. romaine lettuce, chopped

1 (14.5-oz.) can corn, drained

2 c. carrots, grated

¼ c. red onion, diced

¼ c. green onion, chopped

½ c. fresh cilantro, chopped

Romaine lettuce (to line salad bowls)

Salad dressing, your choice



In a skillet, combine the chickpeas and barbecue sauce over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. In a large bowl, toss together the lettuce, corn, carrots, onions and cilantro. Place a layer of romaine lettuce in bowls and top with chickpeas and your favorite ranch-style dressing, if desired.


Makes nine (1-cup) servings. Each serving has 130 calories, 2 g fat, 8 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber and 270 mg sodium.


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