Mom's Broccoli and Chickpea Salad / Insalata di Broccolo e Ceci della Mamma


  • 1 head broccoli separated into florets
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced into rings
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
  • 2/3 cup  Filippo Berio extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Blanch the broccoli florets in boiling water for two minutes; drain and place in salad bowl. Let cool, then add remainder salad ingredients.
  2. Whisk the salad dressing together in a small bowl. Pour over the salad and toss well.

This recipe was featured on Season 25 - Episode 2523.

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Ray Norman

Looks easy enough for a rocket scientist to do…thank you. I’ll try it.

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