Quick Chickpea Bruschetta

Servings: 2

So, your friends were supposed to show up in the evening, but appeared at 3 p.m.? With this speedy recipe in your back pocket, you don’t have to waste socializing time in the kitchen! And thanks to the protein-packed chickpeas, this dish can regulate blood sugar, reduce cholesterol, and boost brain function.

 

INGREDIENTS

1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 medium tomato, chopped
½ cup chopped fresh basil
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon tomato paste
½ teaspoon ground cumin
2 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted

 

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Combine the chickpeas, tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil, tomato paste, and cumin in a bowl, tossing to combine.
2. Place the mixture on the slices of toasted bread and serve.

 

NUTRITION • per one serving • 

Calories 386
Total Fat 18.3 g 28%
Saturated Fat 2.3 g 12%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 g —
Monounsaturated Fat 10.7 g —
Trans Fat — 
Cholesterol — 
Sodium 422 mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 46 g 15%
Dietary Fiber 11 g 43%
Total Sugars 10 g 15%
Protein 13 g 26%
Vitamin A 372 mcg 36%
Vitamin C 21.4 mcg 36%
Vitamin D — 
Potassium 178 mg 13%
Calcium 137 mg 14%
Iron 3.8 mg 21%

This AMAZING Recipe can be found in my new The Mediterranean Refresh Under 30 Minutes cookbook here


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