Easy Warm Chickpea Salad Recipe

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion in the hot oil until softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Add chickpeas and garlic to onion; cook and stir until heated through, about 5 minutes. Mix red pepper flakes, lemon juice, salt, and pepper into chickpea mixture; cook and stir for 3 minutes more. Stir parsley and mint into salad.