Tangy Garbanzo Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 3 cups garbanzo beans cooked (or use equivalent of canned. Drain and rinse first)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 cups green leaf lettuce torn into bite size pieces


  • In a bowl, combine garbanzo beans and onion. Mix well.
  • In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Add to beans, mixing well.
  • Chill several hours, stirring every once in a while. Serve over a bed of lettuce.


Per Serving: 422 Calories; 11g Fat; 20g Protein; 65g Carbohydrate; 18g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 30mg Sodium.
Exchanges: 4 Grain (Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with corn muffins.
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