Chef Nikki Shaw raises awareness about women & heart disease

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Chef Nikki Shaw shows us to make a healthy Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber.

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Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes and Cucumber

This American Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is a terrific vegetable side dish that goes well with just about any main dish you are serving. Or this can be your main dish for meatless meal or when you want a light meal.

  • 5 oz. canned, no-salt-added or lower-sodium chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup chopped, fresh tomatoes (any type)
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 2 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1/4 small red or yellow onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped, fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil  or canola
  • 1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. sweet paprika

    Add all the ingredients into a large bowl.
    Stir to combine and serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving        168

Total Fat                               4.5g

Saturated Fat     .5g

Trans Fat              0.0g

Cholesterol                         0mg

Sodium                                 48mg

Carbohydrates                  25g

Fiber                                      6g

Sugars                                   4g

Protein                                 7g

Go Red for Women Luncheon

  • Friday, November 21
  • Ritz Carlton, Downtown Denver
  • 12pm to 3:30pm
  • Luncheon, Heart Healthy Expo
  • Tickets:  $150


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