Tomato Chickpea salad with Balsamic vinaigrette
Simple and delicious tomato and chickpea salad with balsamic vinaigrette great as side .
- 4 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 ½ cups cooked or canned chick peas
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- Juice of half of lemon
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- ½ teaspoon chili powder
- 1 green onion chopped
- 2 cups cherry tomato halved
- 2 tablespoon cilantro
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and add cooked chickpeas and shake in between and let it crisp up for 7 minutes.
In another bowl add remaining olive oil, salt, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, chili powder, cumin powder, pepper and green onion (if using) and mix well and set aside
In a large bowl add chickpeas, tomatoes, cilantro and vinaigrette and gently fold them so that tomatoes will not be crushed. And enjoy with extra cilantro and sprinkle with pepper if you want.