A Simple and Easy Chickpea Pasta Salad

This chickpea pasta salad is simple and easy to prepare. It is a great side dish or a main dish.

Chickpea Salad

Course: Salads

Cuisine: Caribbean


  • 1 cup uncooked bow tie macaroni
  • 1/2 lb. dried channa
  • 4 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 1 small red onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup pitted black olives
  • 1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Grated cheese sprinkle


  • Cook pasta in boiling water. Rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  • Next, pressure cook the chickpeas. Rinse under cold water. Set aside
  • Whisk the olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pasta, chickpeas, tomatoes, onion, garlic,
  • cheese, olives, salt, pepper, oil and lemon juice.
  • Toss together lightly and refrigerate. Serve chilled.

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