Tomato and Chickpea Salad

Tomato and Chickpea Salad

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Community Recipe

  • 4
  • Easy
  • 10 minutes
  • 20 minutes


  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1t ground cumin
  • 1t ground paprika
  • 400g canned chickpeas, drained
  • 2 large tomatoes, quartered
  • 250g baby plum tomatoes, halved
  • 125g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2t garlic, minced
  • 2T fresh basil, chopped
  • Handful fresh Italian Parsley, chopped
  • Pinch of salt

Cooking Instructions

1. Add 2T of the olive oil to a large non-stick frying pan on medium to high heat.
2. Add the chickpeas and ground spices, toss well and fry until the chickpeas are crispy, about 5 minutes.
3. Remove and set aside in a large mixing bowl to cool slightly, about 10 minutes.
4. Add the rest of the ingredients and the remaining olive oil.
5. Toss well to coat and marinate the tomatoes and chickpeas.
6. Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with extra chopped basil.
7. Serve immediately.

Mauricia Jordaan Recipe by: Mauricia Jordaan
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Mauricia Jordaan is the content creator behind Mauricia’s Recipes. By sharing her easy-to-follow recipes and the dishes she cooks for her own family, her goal is to give readers and followers of her blog and Facebook Page the confidence and knowledge to cook homemade comfort food from scratch.

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    March 16, 2021

    Wow mouthwatering fresh salad. i will make it on the 21st on a holiday served as a side with my braaii,
    Thank uou

    1. Mauricia Jordaan
      March 19, 2021

      Thank you, Olga! I hope it adds vibrant colour and a deliciously fresh taste to your braai. Enjoy!