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heirloom + garbanzo + basil salad with fresh lime

I love hosting more than anything- I love inviting people into space. But let’s be real- cooking for groups of people can be both exhausting and I N T I M I D A T I N G. This simple salad recipe is one that I love for fall. It’s vibrant. Packed with flavor and color and nutrients, it’s a guaranteed guest pleaser. And don’t be fooled by it’s simplicity… With only a few ingredients it’s still a knock out dish that will leave your friends feeling full and satisfied!

heirloom + garbanzo + basil salad with fresh lime

5-6 large heirloom tomatoes
2 cans garbanzo beans, rinsed
1 large handful of basil leaves
2 limes
salt and pepper to taste

Begin by chopping your tomatoes. I’ve made mine bite size, and have included all the seeds!
Next, roll your basil leaves into rolls and chop thinly. See a tutorial here!
In a large serving bowl, combine your heirlooms, garbanzos, and basil. Squeeze with the juice of two limes and using your hands, mix thoroughly. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste!

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