Orange chickpea salad

This delicious salad is perfect for a summer hot day. It is simple and satisfying.


  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove finely chopped garlic
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 normal red onion (about 4 ounces), peeled, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 3 cups romaine lettuce leaves, washed, dried, and torn

In a medium bowl, whisk together orange juice, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and pepper. Add chickpeas and onion. Toss well to combine. Let stand for 15 minutes at room temperature to allow the flavors to blend. Toss again.

Divide lettuce among two salad plates. Spoon chickpeas mixture evenly over lettuce and serve at room temperature.



Orange chickpea salad