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Tomato Chickpea salad with Balsamic vinaigrette

Simple and delicious tomato and chickpea salad with  balsamic vinaigrette  great as side .
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Tomato chickpea salad
Servings: 4
Author: Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy)


  • 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.
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