New Recipe: Chickpea Salad with Onions and Red Peppers

Here’s a healthy, flavorful salad to start your New Year off right.

You’ll need:
2 cups canned chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, diced
3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

In a large serving bowl, combine the chickpeas, onion and bell pepper. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, garlic and parsley. Pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and toss well. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and stir before serving. Serve chilled.