Chickpeas are also known as garbanzo beans. As with all beans and pulses, they are high in protein. These protein balance their carbohydrate content. This recipe can be used as a vegetarian main course.
- Drain a can of chick peas and pour into a small salad bowl.
- Add chopped parsley, tomato, and green onions to chickpeas in the bowl.
- Season with salt and pepper, if you must.
- Squeeze lemon juice over everything and douse with oil.
- Toss until well coated.
For added flavor add some fresh herbs from your herb garden.
If you like cooking from scratch, Substitute 1 can chickpeas with 1 1/2 to 2 cups cooked chickpeas. Use leftovers from other dish or just boiled in salty water.