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!!!

★★★★★ 3 votes
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


1Rinse and drain your beans then set aside.
2Chop 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.
3Pour 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.
4July 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