chick pea & tuna salad

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By Michelle Bersani =^..^=
from East Bridgewater, MA

I found this on the back of a can of chick peas from Progresso. I changed a few thing to my own taste. It is a really light and filling dish served on a bed of lettuce, stuffed in a hollowed out tomato or mixed with cooked whole wheat pasta.

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serves 4
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For chick pea & tuna salad

  • 1/4 c
    red onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped (or 1 tbsp dried) (i have also used cilantro)
  • 1/2 c
    celery, finely chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced (i prefer 2 cloves, because i love garlic)
  • 1 can
    chick peas, 19 oz. ( i use progresso, but any is fine)
  • 5-6 oz
    canned tuna in oil, drained
  • 1/4 c
    red wine vinegar (balsamic is also good)
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, light
  • salt & pepper, to taste

How To Make chick pea & tuna salad

  • 1
    In a large bowl, toss first 6 ingredients.
  • 2
    In a separate small bowl, whisk oil and vinegar. Stir into chick pea mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.

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