Chickpea and Raisin Salad

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  • Serves 8
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 237 calories
    • Fat 10 g
    • Sat Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 336 mg
    • Protein 6 g
    • Carbohydrate 31 g
    • Sugar 13 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 52 mg
  • May 2011

Ingredients

  1. Check 1cup raisins
  2. Check 1/4cup red wine vinegar
  3. Check 2teaspoons sugar
  4. Check 3 15.5-ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed
  5. Check 1cup fresh cilantro or flat-leaf parsley leaves
  6. Check 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  7. Check 1/3cup olive oil
  8. Check 1/2teaspoon ground cumin
  9. Check kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the raisins, vinegar, and sugar and bring just to a simmer; remove from heat and let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the chickpeas, cilantro, scallions, and raisin mixture with the oil, cumin, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.