Monday, August 13, 2012

Easy summer salad



Have you ever bought chickpea salad from the deli counter?  Never again!

It is so easy to toss together!

I will serve it tonight for dinner, along with grilled lemon rosemary chicken thighs and corn-on-the-cob. 

Chickpea Salad
1 can chick peas (19 oz/540 ml), rinsed and drained
1/4 cup cilantro/coriander, chopped, or substitute fresh parsley
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 red pepper, chopped
1 large clove garlic, minced
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
cayenne pepper, to taste

Combine. Toss. Stand for 1 hr. Serve.

Recipe Source: food network

ps. I have a few more recipes this week, I want to cook 5 out of 5 days this week. NO takeout! NO excuses! Lots of chicken! I have all 5 dinners lined up!

6 comments:

  1. Nataliya @ StyleINGwChildrenAugust 13, 2012 at 3:54 PM

    so trying this!!! more recipes please :)

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  2. I crave salads these days and our cook (my husband) is rather a meat person! so may be tomorrow I'll play the cook! Pinned your recipe.

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  3. Jordana @WhiteCabanaAugust 14, 2012 at 10:43 AM

    i love this salad...and I don't just limit it to summertime.

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  4. We love chickpea salads....this is perfect for tonight's dinner! Thanks for sharing Shannon :) Share more recipes with us !

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  5. Melissa@Julia's BookbagAugust 14, 2012 at 2:29 PM

    well so far after seeing that you like to talk about BOOKS, FOOD and your home, I can tell I have found a new blog friend and I am so so happy! Saw you on designMom and yay happy day, so thrilled to have found your awesome space here!

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  6. we made this salad last night an everyone loved it! thx again for the recipe :)

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