Source: "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" from the American Diabetes Association and CanolaInfo | Catégorie: Diabétique, Santé du cœur, Marinades, Plats d’accompagnement, Vinaigrettes

Marinated Italian Vegetable Toss

This colorful vegetarian dish includes protein from chickpeas, which are nutrient-dense and popular around the world.

Marinated Italian Vegetable Toss


  • 1 can (13.75 oz) quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 of 16 oz/473 mL can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes 250 mL
  • 1/4 cup (1 oz/28 g) part-skim mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch (0.64-cm) cubes 60 mL
  • 8 pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2-3 Tbsp fresh oregano leaves 30-45 mL or 1 Tbsp (15 mL) dried oregano leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves 7 mL (or 1/2 tsp/2 mL dried rosemary leaves)
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar 15 mL
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 tsp dried red pepper flakes 0.5 mL


  • 1. In medium bowl, combine all ingredients and toss gently, yet thoroughly, until well coated. Serve with wooden picks or forks.
  • Tip: Double the recipe and use leftovers as a topping for a luncheon pasta or green salad.


12 servings


1/3 cup (75 mL)


Per Serving

Lipides3.5 g
Gras saturés0.5 g
Cholestérol0 mg
Glucides6 g
Fibres2 g
Protéines2 g
Sodium140 mg