Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

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      Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
      7.75-oz can chickpeas
      1 tbs lemon juice
      1-1/2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
      1/4 tsp cumin
      1/4 tsp kosher salt
      1/8 tsp fresh ground black pepper
      1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
      3 tbs chopped celery
      1 scallion, chopped
      1 small tomato, seeded and chopped
      1 tsp minced fresh mint
      1 tbs minced fresh parsley
      Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Place them in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a bare simmer and cook for 4 or 5 minutes.

      While the chickpeas are simmering, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, cumin, salt and pepper.
      Drain the chickpeas and place in a medium sized bowl. Pour the dressing over them and toss gently. Let cool to room temperature.When cool, add the chopped vegetables and herbs. Toss gently and adjust seasoning.
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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Mediterranean Chickpea Salad