Potato and chickpea salad

This potato and chickpea salad is just the ticket when you want something light but you're also feeling rather hungry! Chickpeas and potatoes, in addition to being delicious, guarantee a good balance of calories and protein. Tomatoes and rocket, on the other hand, provide the colour and freshness that every salad must have! A proper meal, in short, just right for stomach, palate and mood. Serve it with some lovely fresh bread ... and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • potatoes 400 grams
  • tomatoes 200 grams
  • chickpeas 400 grams
  • rocket A small bunch of fresh rocket
  • salt
  • extra virgin olive oil
Information
30 minutes Total time
20 minutes Active time
Serves 2 persons
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Preparation

Soak the chickpeas overnight, then boil them. Alternatively, use tinned chickpeas, rinsing them well first. Clean and boil the potatoes. Meanwhile clean the tomatoes and cut into wedges. Rinse the rocket and shred. When the potatoes are cooked, peel and cut them into pieces. Make your salad by combining the chickpeas, tomatoes, rocket and potatoes.

Tips
The quantities of the four ingredients are up to you - make the salad as you like it best!
Trivia
It appears that the name Cicero derives from the fact that the famous Roman of that name had a mole on his nose which looked like a chickpea - 'cecio' in Italian!

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