Protein from the chickpeas sates between-meal hunger in this bean salad meets salsa. Pack in a jar for convenient snacking.
1-15oz jar or can of chickpeas, rinsed
1 small red onion, finely chopped
2-3 tomatoes, chopped
handful of cilantro, chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
juice of 1 lime
1 fresh jalapeño, seeded & finely chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and give it a good toss.
2. Season with salt & pepper and serve with tortilla chips.
This is our winter version of the classic Italian summertime appetizer. Make the tomato mixture the day before, and the toasted bread a few hours in advance. Just be sure to let the tomatoes come to room temperature before the party.
The Connaught Bar is of my favorite bars in London, though not only for its extremely elegant interiors designed by David Collins. Their mixologist, Italian Agostino Perrone, is famous for revamping the bar’s cocktails, and making this one of the best spots in London for an impressively well crafted...