Buffalo Chickpea Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 25 min 2
Buffalo Chickpea Salad
Health Highlights
A high protein vegetarian meal!

Ingredients


1 tsp Olive oil cooking spray (or use cooking spray)
3 tbsp Buffalo Sauce
1 tsp Onion powder
1 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 tsp Black pepper
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained, rinsed)
1 head Lettuce, butterhead (Boston) (washed and chopped)
2 medium Carrots (peeled, shredded or sliced)
2 medium stalk(s) Celery (chopped)
1/4 cup Ranch salad dressing

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.  
  2. Line a large baking sheet with foil and spray with olive oil cooking spray.  Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine buffalo sauce, onion powder, garlic powder, and black pepper. Whisk until well combined. 
  4. Stir in chickpeas and coat evenly.
  5. Pour chickpeas onto the baking sheet in an even layer.
  6. Roast the chickpeas for 15 minutes, remove them from the oven, toss, and continue roasting for an additional 5 to 10 minutes.  Your chickpeas are finished with they are slightly crispy and crunchy.
Salad
  1. Compile salad ingredients in the following order: lettuce, carrots, celery, and ranch dressing.  
  2. Top your veggies with a generous serving of the Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas. Enjoy!

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights

  • Chickpeas are an excellent source of plant-based protein, they provide the ability to improve digestion
  • Carrots are high in beta carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body and is important for healthy skin, immune health and vision
  • Celery is a great alkalinizing vegetable, it is a great source of antioxidants and supports digestion with its contents of pectin

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 478
Calories from fat 196
Calories from saturated fat 26.0
Total Fat 21.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.9 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 7.5 mg
Sodium 1569 mg
Potassium 820 mg
Total Carbohydrate 61 g
Dietary Fiber 17.6 g
Sugars 14.2 g
Protein 18.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 1.2
Vegetables 5.0

Energy sources


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