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Friday, March 01, 2013

Chickpea-Avocado Salad in Lettuce Wraps

Days have started brightening up early now and another one week  to start day light savings.The saddest part of the story is to get up early.Anyway,seasons come and go as part of nature's rule.Today's recipe is a simple chick pea-avocado salad in lettuce leaves.Its a very long time since I posted salads and I think springs and summers are the best relishing time.This is  a very healthy filling salad with a yummy dressing which you can enjoy for brunch.We loved it,now its your turn to prepare and enjoy !!!


Ingredients
chick peas boiled 1 cup
avocado 1
tomato 1 or grape tomatoes 1/2 cup
lettuce leaves 2-3
for dressing
honey 3/4-1 tbsp
olive oil 1tbsp
white vinegar 1 tsp
salt to taste
pepper to taste


Method
  • Boil chick peas in a cooker with salt and water for 2-3 whistles.Drain water,keep aside.
  • Wash and cut the avocado,scoop out the pulp.Cut in pieces.Keep aside.
  • Cut the tomatoes,keep aside.
  • Prepare the dressing by mixing honey,vinegar,salt and pepper.Drizzle olive oil.
  • Mix the dressing and the chopped avocados,tomatoes and chick peas.
  • Wash and keep each lettuce leaf in a plate.Scoop the chick pea salad about 3tbsp in each leaf.Wrap around and cover,Enjoy !!!

Servings~ 3 servings

NOTES
* You can replace chick peas with cooked chicken breasts if you prefer that.
* I have used roma tomatoes in this recipe.


42 comments:

Jeya Jemini said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely and inviting salad....

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Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips

Salad looks yummy and creamy

Kitchen Queen said... Best Blogger Tips

healthy and colorful wraps.

pria said... Best Blogger Tips

very innovative one dear

Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious and healthy wraps/Excellent preparation.
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Sanoli Ghosh said... Best Blogger Tips

Very healthy and innovative salad Julie. Never mix match chickpea with avocade, sounds interesting dear.

Renuka said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious & healthy!

Vidya Chandrahas said... Best Blogger Tips

Very healthy, nutritious and delicious salad.

Raksha said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow this is healthy and delicious.

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Arthy Suman said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious looking salad with creamy avocado....

Jehanne said... Best Blogger Tips

this is a very healthy and delicious recipe, Julie:-)

Swasthi Blank said... Best Blogger Tips

Truly tempting and healthy salad

PT said... Best Blogger Tips

it looks yummy.. nice presentation..

Priya R said... Best Blogger Tips

Julie we all worry about waking up early na :P this is one filling recipe, great for dieters

Priya Yallapantula said... Best Blogger Tips

saved the recipe and going to make it soon. That's all I am going to say about it :)

Tamilarasi Sasikumar said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy yummy salad....

Familycook said... Best Blogger Tips

Beautiful, healthy and yummy wrap:)

Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy and wonderful salad

Shailaja Reddy said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice filling in lettuce.

Krithi Karthi said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice recipe.. this is gonna be my lunch tomoro!

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

My kind of food, love this quite healthy and nutritious salad.

Leena said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy and tasty salad..

Swathi Iyer said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious and healthy salad I like the idea of Avocado addition.

divya said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks fab ....so yum and beautiful

DivyaGCP said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy and delicious.. Looks very interesting.. Love it :)

Latha Madhusudhan said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so delicious.

Beena.stephy said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy and healthy salad

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said... Best Blogger Tips

Julie ...checked my post, learnt from you !!!
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Veronica's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

What a healthy and tasty salad! Nice one!

Veronica's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

What a healthy and tasty salad! Nice one!

Priya Elias said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks yummy.I'd probably replace the chickpeas with meat for the Techie though as you have mentioned :)

Sebeena Loyd said... Best Blogger Tips

nice healthy filling one

P V Ariel said... Best Blogger Tips

Summer Times Are Here Again!
Salad Goes Well With It,
Yummy salad for the season LOL
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Sangeetha Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy n healthy salad...loved ur cute presentation too :-)

Rafeeda A. Raheem said... Best Blogger Tips

really cute looking salad... :)

Suja said... Best Blogger Tips

looks healthy and delicious

Ruxana Gafoor said... Best Blogger Tips

New here ... healthy salad wrap :)

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

So healthy and yumm..

Shanthi said... Best Blogger Tips

very interesting salad...keep rocking...

Pavithra R said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy recipe indeed!
Avocado & chick pea combination , never heard this before.
Great pic too!

Teena Mary said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy, simple & delicious salad!! I liked the simple dressing recipe too :)

Larisa Oriana said... Best Blogger Tips

Hellooo... i love delicious & Salad your is soo good
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