Friday, April 22, 2011

Warm Broccoli, Asparagus and Garbanzo salad



For the 5th day of the Marathon, here is another salad, all freebies again. A very short post as I am pressed for time!! :))

A warm salad with lots of fiber and chick peas for protein.
I like broccoli or asparagus when just sauteed with olive oil, salt and pepper. Very totally yum! Here I added in chick peas just for some texture and protein. I used black chick peas, but you can use regular white chick peas!

So to what we eat and how much we eat --> all healthy and can eat how much you want to! :)





Ingredients:

2 broccoli heads, florets taken apart
few Asparagus, washed and chopped into 1 inch pieces
Chick peas as needed (I used black, you can use whatever you have available)

1/2 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Heat the oil in a open pan.
Add the chick peas with some salt and cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add the broccoli florets and chopped asparagus. Sprinkle salt and pepper.
Saute by mixing everything together, until the broccoli and asparagus is just slightly cooked through, but has a crunch too!
Serve warm!
Enjoy!!!




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19 comments:

  1. Lovely salad recipe and its so healthy.

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  2. Interesting salad!! I make asparagus n broccoli separately but never combined them like this...

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  3. I hunt for recipes with broccoli, this looks so crisp and yumm.

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  4. luv this green and protein packed salad!

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  5. That salad looks so refreshing Smitha. Great combination of ingredients- simple yet so so so yummy!!
    US Masala

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  6. Marvellous,nutritious,healthy and truly a best way to sneak asparagus and broccoli..beautiful salad..

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  7. This salad looks so healthy and delicious !!

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  8. Easy salad option indeed! And totally healthy!

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  9. Very colourful and healthy salad...

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  10. Looks Very nutritious ,healthy and delicious

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  11. interesting combination...treat to life :P

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  12. Love these kind of crispy salads. Looks very appealing.

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  13. Refreshing and healthy salad... Would love it anytime...

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  14. Simple salad yet very yummy and healthy...

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  15. great recipe dear....loads of veggies and protein

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  16. Greens are so good for eyes and health...looks great :)

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