Feeding Healthy Nerves: Nourishing Chickpea Salad
This nourishing chickpea salad is packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals that support nerve health. It's a refreshing and delicious way to incorporate nutrient-dense ingredients into your diet. Enjoy it as a light meal or as a side dish with your favorite protein. Bon appétit!
- 2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 small red onion, finely chopped
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the chickpeas, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, cherry tomatoes, parsley, and mint leaves.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss well to coat.
- Let the salad sit for about 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Serve chilled and enjoy!