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Avocado and Chickpea Salad Recipe with Salmon

Do you love salads?  There are so many variations but this happens to be my favorite healthy salad.  This Avocado and Chickpea Salad Recipe with Salmon is super easy to make.  It has a healthy nutritional value such as high in protein and fiber in this delicious recipe.   Perfect to share for a complete meal with the entire family.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 462 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Salmon fillets baked (heres a recipe for baked salmon)
  • 4 cups Arugula chopped
  • 4 cups Romaine chopped
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 medium Avocado diced
  • 1 Cucumber diced
  • 1 can Chickpeas drained & rinsed
  • 1/4 cup Almonds sliced
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Balsalmic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • dash salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl whisk all dressing ingredients until well combined, set aside
  • In a large bowl add arugula, romaine lettuce, cranberries, avocado, cucumber, chickpeas, and sliced almonds
  • Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat evenly
  • Plate and place baked salmon whole or flaked on top

Dressings

  • Whisk ingredients together and pour over salad

Notes

If you want to make a more low fat salad then reduce or remove the chickpeas and avocado.  Consider adding more veggies such as bell pepper or carrots.
Serve the day after a salmon dinner with the leftover salmon.