Chickpea Salad with Fresh Herbs
Cuisine: American
Author: Janelle
A light and refreshing chickpea salad with fresh herbs.
Ingredients
  • 2 cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • ¾ cup peppers, assorted colors, diced
  • 2-3 scallions, snipped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried oregano)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley or basil, chopped (plus more for garnish)
  • coarse salt, to taste
  • coarse ground black pepper,to taste
  • 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, to taste
  • 3-4 tablespoons red wine vinegar, to taste
Instructions
  1. First, drain and rinse canned chickpeas.
  2. Prep all of your ingredients: chop red onion, peppers, scallions, garlic and herbs.
  3. Toss all ingredients together with the chickpeas in a large bowl.
  4. Drizzle olive oil and red wine vinegar over everything. Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss to combine.
  5. Garnish with a few leaves of basil or sprigs of parsley as you wish.
  6. Refrigerate well before serving.
Recipe by the chic brûlée at http://thechicbrulee.com/2012/08/23/chickpea-salad/