Summer Chillin' Chickpea Salad

Kim Biegacki


Gotta love a hot summer day when you don't want to cook but just want to eat something light. This is it! It is a flavorful mix with fresh from the garden veggies & refreshing and perfect for a summer afternoon out chillin' by the pool or relaxing in the shade paired up with some delicious mango iced tea!!!

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8 - 12 as a side


15 Min




2 bunch
1 bunch
cilantro, fresh, chopped
1/2 small
2 can(s)
chick peas, drained & rinsed
1 can(s)
cannelini beans, drained & rinsed
12 - 15 small
chery tomatoes, sliced or diced
2 - 3 small
garlic cloves, minced
a pinch
or two of pepper
a pinch
or two of salt
a pinch
or two of beau monde
olive oil, extra virgin, several
lime juice, several to your taste
8 - 12 oz
gruyere cheese, shredded or parmesan
4 Tbsp
muffuletta olive mix
1 bag(s)
pita chips, tortilla chips or bread for dipping

Directions Step-By-Step

Rinse and drain your beans then set aside.
Chop up your herbs, dice your onions, slice your fresh tomatoes, mince your garlic. Add all to a bowl and toss gently. Add your olive oil to your liking, then the lime juice. Add your olive mix and gruyere and toss some more. Add a little salt, pepper, beau monde and taste again to see how you like it. Adjust to your taste.
Pour into a serving bowl, add your pita chips, tortilla chips or bread that you are serving it with to the side and your ready to eat.
July 23, 2013 -- Made this for our Father's Day cook out and everyone enjoyed it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads, Dips
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy