Spicy Chickpea Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 clove garlic, minced

1 serrano pepper, seeded, ribs removed and finely diced

1/2 small red onion, diced

1/2 lemon, juiced

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1/4 cup olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 (15.5-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 bunch mint, leaves roughly chopped

1/2 bunch cilantro, leaves roughly chopped

1 head butter lettuce, shredded


  1. Combine the garlic, pepper, red onion, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, olive oil and salt and pepper, to taste, in a large bowl.
  2. Add the chickpeas, tomatoes, mint, and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and toss in the lettuce.