Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Chickpea Avocado Salad

Let's be honest.  If it's a day that ends in y, I'm having avocado.  Usually on toast, but I'm open to suggestions! 

In an effort to do the "Meatless Monday" thing, I did some experimenting.  Knew the avocado was a go, but also needed a protein.  Thus, the chickpeas.  The sundried tomatoes that studded the mixture were the perfect tart and chew accompaniment!

You could definitely eat this on its own, but I folded it up in a wrap and added some snap peas and strawberries for a couple of 0 Smartpoint sides!

Chickpea and Avocado Salad
Serves 1 - 4 Smartpoints

1/4 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 small avocado (42 grams)
1 Tbsp. chopped sundried tomatoes (not packed in oil) 
Juice of 1/2 of a lime
Salt and pepper to taste

In a bowl, mash the chickpeas to the desired consistency (I left mine a little chunky for some added texture).  Add in avocado, tomatoes, lime juice and salt and pepper and mix until combined.

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