Garbanzo Bean and Sweet Pepper Salad

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 4 hrs

I tasted this delicious salad last year at a summer potluck and convinced the chef to part with the recipe. Sometimes I'll boil one cup gemelli pasta (corkscrew) and toss it in with the other ingredients to "stretch" the salad for potlucks, picnics, etc. Marinating is necessary to allow the flavors to mingle.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large non-reactive bowl combine vegetables, beans and capers.
  2. In screw-top glass jar or glass measuring cup combine the remaining ingredients and shake or blend well.
  3. Pour over bean mixture. Toss well to coat.
  4. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.
  5. Serve on a bed of lettuce leaves or spinach leaves, if desired.


Most Helpful

I loved this salad--the mint is an inspired touch. The first time I made it, I forgot to put the celery in. This time I did add it and and it gives a tasty crunch to the salad. Thanks, CG!

Chef Kate October 25, 2005

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