Chickpea Salad with Red Onion and Tomato




  • 19 ounces garbanzo beans, drained
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato,chopped
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-3 green Chile peppers (optional)


In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, red onion, garlic, tomato, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, Chile peppers (optional), and salt and pepper.  Chill for 2 hours before serving.  Taste and adjust seasoning.

Nutrition Information

Makes 4 servings

Calories: 65.5; Total Fat: 2.95g (Saturated Fat: 0.4 g); Sodium: 101mg; Cholesterol: 0mg;

Total Carbohydrate: 8.3g; Dietary Fiber: 1.7g; Protein: 1.8g

Notes: Add any combination of vegetables to this salad. Great with cucumbers, green peppers, and cilantro. Chilling makes all the difference in this salad.