Rice and Garbanzo Bean Salad with Kale

Rice and Garbanzo Bean Salad with Kale

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: 6 Servings

Besides being extremely nutritious, this salad is also a delicious blend of flavors and various textures. Try using long grain brown rice for extra fiber and nutrients.


  • 4 cups cooked long grain brown rice
  • 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans
  • 2 cups chopped raw kale
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • handful of chopped fresh chives or green onions
  • handful of fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Place the rice, garbanzo beans, kale, carrots, chives and basil into a salad bowl and toss well to combine. Drizzle the salad with the olive oil and the lemon juice, and then sprinkle with a few pinches of salt and fresh pepper. Toss gently to combine and then serve.


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