Boost insulin sensitivity with Marinated Mushroom and Chickpea Salad
This hearty dish is full of power foods that help you stay in tiptop shape by keeping your insulin and blood sugar at healthy levels!
1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, rinsed, drained 8 oz. cremini mushrooms, quartered 2 drained roasted red peppers from a jar, cut into 1/2" pieces 1/3 cup red wine vinegar or sherry vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced Small pinch crushed red pepper flakes 2 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley or 1 tsp.-2 tsp. chopped fresh oregano Salt and pepper to taste
In large bowl, combine chickpeas, mushrooms and red peppers. In small pot over medium heat, combine vinegar, oil, garlic and pepper flakes; bring just to a low boil. Pour over mushroom mixture; gently stir. Let stand, stirring occasionally, until dressing is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Add herbs; season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Makes 4 servings.