Serves 6 to 8
There is a nice balance of colors and flavors in this salad of green beans, chickpeas, and tomatoes. Save time by using canned chickpeas. The longer this salad marinates, the tastier it will be. As a summer lunch, serve the salad with Libretti di Olive (page 76 of CELEBRATIONS ITALIAN STYLE), small pizzas that are folded in half and eaten out of hand.
The salad recipe is good enough to be a stand alone dinner