7 salads with legumes by Karlos Arguiñano, perfect for all year round!

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Aria Cooper

Perhaps "the youngest in the house" are more receptive when it comes to eating legumes in salads than the classic spoon dish (beans, chickpeas or lentils) that sometimes are so hard for them to even try, let's not lose hope!

In addition, in a few minutes we can have ready to serve and taste one of the most popular legume salads we present, since beans, lentils or chickpeas, as well as canned and preserved are very successful.

Recipes for legume salads:

Warm salad with fried chickpeas, avocado and olives

We start with this delicious recipe for chickpea salad very easy to prepare and with which we will obtain a surprising result: Warm salad of fried chickpeas, avocado and olives, a very complete first course, ideal to eat any day of the year.

Chickpea and walnut salad

We continue with a complete recipe for chickpea and walnut salad, a simple and quick dish to prepare! And you will love it for sure!

White beans salad with cherry tomatoes

We change the chickpeas for beans and share a simple and delicious recipe: White bean salad with cherry tomatoes, a healthy dish that will be ready in a few minutes.

Chickpea salad with cod and pomegranate

A complete and delicious recipe prepared by Karlos Arguiñano: Chickpea salad with cod and pomegranate, an easy, quick and exquisite first course, always appetizing!

Fried chickpea and avocado salad

We present a simple and delicious recipe: Fried chickpea and avocado salad, a delicious dish in which we will use healthy ingredients such as almonds and chickpeas (fried), accompanied by a delicious vinaigrette.

Pocha bean and avocado salad

We continue with a simple but delicious salad of beans and avocado: healthy and complete recipe, a good way to eat vegetables and fruits in a more attractive way.

Lentil salad

Here is one of the most successful recipes this season in Cocina Abierta: Lentil salads, ideal for the good weather and to enjoy any day of the year!

Nutritional information - Legumes:

We consider pulses as functional foods due to to its fiber content which is used to improve the state of the bacterial flora, avoiding the constipation and regulate cholesterol levels.

As if this were not enough, legumes provide us with vitamins, minerals, proteins and carbohydrates hence its great nutritional value!

They have hardly any fat, so we must eliminate the "false myth" that legumes are fattening, is not true .

The "satiating effect". of its fiber helps us to regulate our eating habits, which will help us not to be hungry between meals (the "classic snacking") and thus to have a healthy diet. more orderly diet .

It is advisable to eat legumes (no matter in what form, they are versatile foods). 2 days a week by placing them in the orange part of the food pyramid (or food pyramid).

Aria Cooper is a passionate food enthusiast and an accomplished writer who has been sharing her love for all things culinary through her blog, Blog about Food. With a background in nutrition and a natural flair for storytelling, Aria combines her knowledge and creativity to provide readers with engaging, informative, and mouthwatering content. Her unique perspective on food, combined with a genuine appreciation for diverse cuisines and flavors, ensures that her blog is a treasure trove of delectable recipes, insightful articles, and entertaining food anecdotes. Whether she's experimenting with new ingredients, exploring local food scenes, or delving into food history, Aria's authentic voice and dedication to her craft make her blog a must-read for food lovers from all walks of life.