Good food, the WA way | Two-minute chickpea salad

Wondering how to use that random can of chickpeas at the back of the pantry? Try this simple, tasty dish.

Serves 2 – 4


400g can of chickpeas

3-4 truss tomatoes

1 red onion, finely chopped

1 clove of garlic, crushed

Basil leaves, finely chopped

3 tbsp of oIive oil

1 lemon

Sea salt to season


  1. Place the onion, garlic and tomatoes in a bowl, mix together. Pour in the olive oil along with the juice of half a lemon and stir through.
  2. Drain and rinse the chickpeas, then add to the bowl with a pinch or two of salt.
  3. Mix it all together and let it marinade at room temperature for a while, then squeeze over the remaining lemon juice and serve.

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