I’m finding that the less ingredients a recipe calls for the better. Perhaps I should call the blog, “clean, simple, and practically-no-ingredients-necessary!) because this seems to be my new favorite theme.
Sometimes less is more… using less ingredients really gives each flavor a chance to shine (all while saving you time in the kitchen!).
I served this as a side dish with dinner but you could easily make it a meal of its own by adding a little chicken or fish.
Mango And Chickpea Brown Rice Salad
Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
- 5 scallions, thinly sliced
- 1 clove of garlic, crushed
- ¾ cup of chickpeas
- ½ cup of diced mango
- Zest and juice of ½ a lime*
- 1 ½ cups of COOKED brown rice
- Salt to taste
In a large bowl, combine scallions, garlic, chickpeas, mango, lime juice, and some salt. Stir everything together.
Gently toss in brown rice until everything is combined. Taste for seasonings and serve. Enjoy!
*You may need a little more or less limejuice depending on how juicy your lime is.
Nutrients per ¾ cup: Calories: 136; Total Fat: 0.9g; Saturated Fat: 0.2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 47mg; Carbohydrate: 29.4g; Dietary Fiber: 4.5g; Sugars: 3.3g; Protein: 4.2g