Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Low-Point Chick-Pea Chicken Salad

A slightly different twist on chicken salad, this healthy recipe is very low-point and tastes wonderful on a piece of toasted bread or a bed of fresh lettuce. Enjoy this light and tasty Chick-Pea Chicken Salad anytime!

Low-Point Chick-Pea Chicken Salad
- 1, 15 oz. can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
- 2 cups canned Swanson White Premium-Chunk Chicken Breast
- 1/2 cup non-fat greek plain yogurt (or any plain yogurt)
- 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
- 1/2 tsp. cumin
- 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1 red pepper, chopped (optional)
- 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion (optional)
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- 1/4 cup green olives, halved
Rinse chickpeas and drain. While chickpeas are draining, mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Add chickpeas and combine well. Season as needed. Serve or cover and refrigerate. If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.
Serving size = 1/4 cup
Points per serving = 1.6

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