Mexican Chickpea Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 2
Mexican Chickpea Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing
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2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (dressing)
2 tbsp Lime juice (fresh) (dressing)
1 tsp Cumin (dressing)
1 dash Red pepper flakes (dressing)
1 pinch Salt (dressing)
1/2 cup Brown rice, short-grain, cooked
1 cup Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed)
4 tbsp Salsa, ready-to-serve
1/2 cup Red onion (diced )
1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved )
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
2 cup Lettuce, romaine


In a bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Once thoroughly mixed, pour dressing in the bottom of mason jars. 

Layer remaining ingredients in the jar in order- rice first, followed by chickpeas, salsa, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and romaine. Close lid on top and shake jar when ready to eat.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 386
Calories from fat 163
Calories from saturated fat 24.4
Total Fat 18.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 619 mg
Potassium 637 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 12.0 g
Sugars 12.5 g
Protein 11.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Grain 0.5
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 3.1

Energy sources