Balela (Chickpea and Black Bean Salad) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 30 mins

Balela (Chickpea and Black Bean Salad)

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"A quick, simple, and nutritious salad! Balela is a Middle Eastern salad with chickpeas, black beans, parsley, and spices. There are variations that use mint, cumin, and other flavorings, but this one is pretty basic. Feel free to experiment! The salad is very healthy with plenty of protein and fiber from the beans. Serve with good rough peasant bread and red wine."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Combine garbanzo beans, black beans, tomatoes, onion, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Allow to sit for flavors to blend, 15 to 30 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Best served at room temperature but will keep for days in the refrigerator.
  • Two tablespoons bottled lemon juice can replace the freshly squeezed lemon if desired.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 12 g
  • 48%
  • Protein
  • 11.1 g
  • 22%
  • Sodium
  • 723 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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