Try this vegetarian chicken salad. Garbanzo beans offer the meat substitute and Greek yogurt gives this dish a creamy consistency. Blend these up with chopped celery, walnuts and sweet dried cherries, then wrap in crispy lettuce.
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½ cup drained and rinsed garbanzo beans
¼ cup walnuts
1 rib of celery, diced
2 Tablespoons raisins, dried cherries, or dried cranberries
¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
Dash of low sodium seasoned salt
4 romaine lettuce leaves
- Coarsely chop the beans and walnuts.
- Add in remaining ingredients, except the lettuce. Serve in romaine lettuce “cups”.
Makes 1 serving.
Each serving contains:
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 2g
Trans fat 0g
Total carbohydrate 37g
Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians