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Portuguese Chickpea Salad with Roasted Garlic

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Category: Low Fat, Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Head of garlic, papery
  • -outside husks removed
  • 2 15-oz cans chickpeas,
  • -drained
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 3 md Tomatoes, cut into 1/2"
  • -dice
  • 1 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Pepper


Preheat oven to 425. Slice 1/4" off top of head of garlic. Wrap garlic in
foil. In small baking dish, roast garlic until it turns buttery soft, 30
to 40 mins. Let stand 10 mins. to cool. Meanwhile, in serving bowl, mix
chickpeas with basil and vinegar. Set aside. When garlic is cool enough to
handle, squeeze out each clove into bean mixture. Stir well to coat beans.
Toss with diced tomatoes. Season with cumin, salt, and pepper. Serve at
room temperature. (Excessive salt?)

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