As we are getting closer to holidays and holiday guests, I thought it might be helpful to repeat this easy but delicious salad that could be thrown together on a moment’s notice.
This is a story about playing with your food. We have always liked chick peas. They are probably the most versatile of all beans. If you start with them as a base for veggie burgers, you can add anything you want (or anything you find in your refrigerator), and surprise yourself with a new dish. You add them to salads, soups, and stews, you mash them up into hummus or grind them into flour and make pancakes, and they are like your basic little black dress – serve any purpose depending on accessories. So one day I had about 1 1/2 cup leftover chick peas, already cooked.
What can I do with them that I haven’t already done without looking through other people’s recipes? There is a popular Mediterranean salad that consists of black beans and corn. I have modified it a little and will post the recipe at some…
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