Healthy Garden Salad

I’m on a salad spree these days. I try to have some kind of salad on my dinner table every night.This simple and  healthy salad packed with fiber, protein and antioxidants is one that I make quite frequently at home. It goes well with most  Indian/Mediterranean dishes.

Healthy Garden Salad recipe

 

Healthy Garden Salad

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups lettuce ( Romaine/ Iceberg – torn into bite sized pieces)
Half cup cooked chickpeas (canned/soaked overnight and boiled)
Half cup grape tomatoes (halved)
Half cup English Cucumber ( sliced and quartered)

Half cup red onions ( Peel the onion,cut in half and soak in cold water for about 10-15 minutes to remove the sharp stinging taste, then halve and slice)

For the dressing
1-2 tbsp olive oil ( I use extra virgin olive oil)
1-2 tbsp lemon juice
Dash of salt and pepper

METHOD:
Put the lettuce, chickpeas, tomatoes,onions and cucumbers in a large mixing bowl. Add olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss well.

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