Summer Chillin' Chickpea Salad

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Kim Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

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 & herbs...so 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!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 - 12 as a side
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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  • 2 bunch
    parsley,chopped
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 small
    onion
  • 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
  • dash(es)
    olive oil, extra virgin, several
  • dash(es)
    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

How to Make Summer Chillin' Chickpea Salad

Step-by-Step

  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.

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