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Warm Garbanzo & Tomato Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


12 servings (1 cup each)

I created this salad on a whim while on a trip with friends. We put together a bunch of ingredients we had on hand, and the result was a winner! —Brittany DeSalvo, New Richmond, Ohio


  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (16 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 24 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 medium bunch romaine, torn (about 8 cups)
  • 1 cup salad croutons


  1. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, 2 tablespoons oil, honey, Italian seasoning and cinnamon.
  2. In a large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add beans, tomatoes, onion salt and garlic salt; cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until heated through.
  3. In a large bowl, combine romaine and croutons. Add bean mixture; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 106 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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