This is such a healthy salad, and a great way to enjoy garbanzo beans, tossed with fresh garden vegetables in an aromatic dressing of garlic, lemon, and olive oil. The salad is delicious served with Grilled Chicken Kebabs, Lamb Kebabs, or Beef Fingers at picnics, barbecues by the pool, or the beach.
A pestle (a garlic press will do).
You can prepare the vegetables up to 1 day in advance. Serve as directed.
Combine the first 7 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Refrigerate covered until ready to serve.
In a small bowl, mash the garlic and salt to a pulp using a pestle. Add the lemon juice and olive oil and mix well. Refrigerate covered until needed.
Toss the dressing with the salad and refrigerate about 1 hour prior to serving. For an extra crunch, add
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