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Chickpea Salad with Lemon, Parmesan, and Fresh Herbs

Use as a side dish or cook up some of your favorite rice and/or veggies to make a nutritious dinner bowl.

Chickpea Salad with Lemon, Parmesan, and Fresh Herbs
Serves 2
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 15-to 15 1/2-ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed, drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small garlic clove, pressed
1/3 cup (packed) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Coarse kosher salt

Preparation

Combine rinsed and drained chickpeas, chopped fresh basil, chopped Italian parsley, fresh lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, and pressed garlic clove in medium bowl. Add grated Parmesan cheese and toss gently to blend all ingredients thoroughly. Season chickpea salad to taste with coarse kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. DO AHEAD: Chickpea salad can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Serve salad chilled or at room temperature.
Original recipe can be found at http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/chickpea-salad-with-lemon-parmesan-and-fresh-herbs-364611.