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Garbanzo Bean Salad

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Ingredients
  Dried garbanzo beans 1⁄2 Pound
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Diced pimento 2 Ounce, drained (1 jar)
  Reduced calorie italian salad dressing 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Lettuce leaves 3
Directions

Sort and wash beans.
In a large heavy saucepan place beans.
Add enough water to cover by 2 inches.
Let stand overnight.
Drain.
Add water to cover.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat.
Cover.
Simmer for 1 hour or until beans are tender.
Drain and cool.
In a large bowl combine beans, celery, green pepper, green onions, parsley and pimento.
Add salad dressing and pepper; mix well.
Cover.
Chill for several hours to overnight, stirring occasionally.
On salad plates arrange lettuce leaves.
Onto lettuce leaves spoon salad using slotted spoon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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