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summer chillin' chickpea salad

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
Kimberly Biegacki
Canfield, OH

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!!!

★★★★★ 3
serves 8 - 12 as a side
prep time 15 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For summer chillin' chickpea salad

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

How To Make summer chillin' chickpea salad

  • 1
    Rinse and drain your beans then set aside.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.
  • 4
    July 23, 2013 -- Made this for our Father's Day cook out and everyone enjoyed it.