Sophie's Super Easy Chickie-Pea and Mato Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

A refreshing, flavorful salad with just a hint of smokiness. My 3 year old and I were looking to make a quick and healthy lunch with what we had on hand. This was the tasty result. We've been experimenting with garbanzo beans (chickpeas) over the last year and she giggles whenever we eat them because her pronunciation is "chickie-peas". Since she helped create this dish and then had two helpings, I named it after her. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour garbanzo beans into a small bowl and mash with a fork until about half of the beans are broken up.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well to combine.
  3. Place a few tomato slices on each plate and top with salad mixture. Garnish with a bit of extra parsley and a lemon wedge or twist, if desired.
Most Helpful

This made a great accompaniment to gyros. This recipe makes a great alternative to hummus! I love g-beans and like this clean recipe. I added a little chili oil for zing.

ABuzzInId December 18, 2010