Balela Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
3 h 10 min 0 min 6
Balela Salad
Health Highlights


2 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed)
2 can (15oz) Black beans, canned (drained, rinsed)
1/2 cup Mint, fresh (chopped)
1/2 cup Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1/2 cup Red onion (chopped)
2 cup Grape tomatoes (halved)
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1 tsp Garlic powder (for dressing)
3 tbsp Lemon juice (for dressing)
5 tbsp Apple cider vinegar (for dressing)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (for dressing)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chickpeas, black beans, mint, parsley, red onion, and grape tomatoes.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic powder, lemon juice, and apple cider vinegar.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and season with sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  4. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.


Nutritional Highlight:

Beans are an important source of plant-based protein for vegetarians and vegans. They are also high in fibre, which promotes healthy digestion!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 433
Calories from fat 124
Calories from saturated fat 15.3
Total Fat 13.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 907 mg
Potassium 878 mg
Total Carbohydrate 68 g
Dietary Fiber 21.0 g
Sugars 16.0 g
Protein 19.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1.6
Vegetables 3.3

Energy sources