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Diabetic-Friendly Chickpea Salad

Diabetic-Friendly Chickpea Salad

Looking for the perfect dish with dinner tonight? Try this delicious chickpea salad as a side or snack for great blood sugar control! This well-balanced meal contains all the key components for great blood sugar control--carbohydrates paired with healthy fat (unsaturated fat), fiber and protein.



  • 1 – 15.5 oz can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • 1 large English cucumber
  • 1 – 10 oz container Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 4 TBSP Balsamic vinaigrette
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground Black Pepper to taste


  1. Drain and rinse garbanzo in a strainer
  2. Slice English cucumber into bite size pieces
  3. Cut cherry tomatoes in half
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine chick peas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. Mix all ingredients
  7. Serve cold and ENJOY!

* Makes roughly five cups

Nutritional Information (per cup):

  • Calories: 155
  • Carbohydrate: 17 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Fat: 7 g

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To learn more, or to schedule a diabetes education appointment, call 440-816-5726, or to schedule a nutrition appointment, call 440-816-2796.