Balela Salad

11 190 425
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 tomato (s) (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 425
Calories from fat 128
Calories from saturated fat 15.3
Total Fat 14.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 845 mg
Potassium 894 mg
Total Carbohydrate 65 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

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