Middle Eastern Balela Salad

Middle Eastern Balela Salad
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint (optional)
  • Dressing:
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, or to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and fresh coarsely ground black pepper to taste


  1. Stir chickpeas, black beans, tomatoes, red onion, parsley, and mint together in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, cumin, salt, and ground pepper together in a bowl; pour over chickpea mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate salad until flavors blend, about 30 minutes.

03/30/2018
Middle Eastern Balela Salad, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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