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Bacon and Garbanzo Bean Salad

Bacon and Garbanzo Bean Salad

Serve this tasty salad scooped into red bell peppers or hollowed-out tomatoes, then garnish with fresh basil.

Gluten Free:
Yes
Serving Size:
4
Total Time:
More than 1 hour
Preparation Time:
Under 15 minutes
Preparation Method:
No Cook
Meal Occasion:
Lunch , Dinner
Level of Difficulty:
Beginner
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Ingredients

This recipe is recommended for 4 servings
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 8 slices HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Original Bacon, cooked and coarsely chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • Lettuce leaves, if desired

Directions

  1. To make dressing, in small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, cheese, lemon juice, basil, sugar, salt and pepper.
  2. In large bowl, toss together remaining ingredients except lettuce. Gently mix in dressing. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  3. Line serving platter with lettuce. Spoon salad over lettuce. Sprinkle with additional sunflower seeds and Parmesan cheese, if desired.