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Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad


  • 2 cans chickpeas (15 ounces each), rinsed and drained

  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped

  • A few ribs celery and leafy tops, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced or grated, then grinded into a paste with salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons rosemary, finely chopped (a few sprigs)

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Combine the chickpeas with the onions, peppers, celery, garlic, crushed red pepper and rosemary in a medium size bowl. Dress the salad with the red wine vinegar, EVOO, salt and pepper.