Chickpea salad–if you can can can

I’m sensitive to legumes but have discovered I tolerate canned chickpeas just fine. Not wanting to dirty up the food processor with tahini-free hummus on a day I have to clean for Little Flowers, I threw this together.

1 can chickpeas, rinsed & drained
1 tsp dried minced onion
1/4 tsp garlic paste
2 small tomatoes, diced (last of the harvest)
1/2 cup-ish crisp steamed cauliflower, chopped
1 tsp dried parsley
Italian dressing to taste

Mix it all together & about 2 hours later…nom. Well, for me. Second Shift of Kid is not impressed. Can’t win ’em all, I guess, especially regarding toddler palates. Anyway, it chilled in a cooler during errands and workout and made a fast, cheap, easy & portable Friday lunch.


About Erin McCole Cupp
Erin McCole Cupp is a wife, mother, and lay Dominican who lives with her family of vertebrates somewhere out in the middle of Nowhere, Pennsylvania. Her short writing has appeared in Canticle Magazine, The Catholic Standard and Times, Parents, The Philadelphia City Paper, The White Shoe Irregular, Outer Darkness Magazine, and the newsletter of her children’s playgroup. She is a contributor to and has been a guest blogger for the Catholic Writers Guild. Her other professional experiences include acting, costuming, youth ministry, international scholar advising, and waiting tables. When Erin is not writing, cooking or parenting, she can be found reading, singing a bit too loudly, sewing for people she loves, gardening in spite of herself, or dragging loved ones to visitors centers at tourist spots around the country. Find out more about her novels and other projects at .

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