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mediterranean chickpea salad in a white bowl
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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

This Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is incredibly healthy and super easy to prepare. Enjoy it as main dish, side salad or in a wrap for a delicious, healthy and satiating lunch or dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Mediterranean chickpea salad, quick chickpea salad
Servings: 4 servings (side dish)
Calories: 227kcal

Ingredients

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 15 ounce-can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • ½ cucumber diced
  • ½ red or yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • ½ red onion diced
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
  • ½ cup parsley chopped

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 small garlic clove minced, optional
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes more to taste
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice more to taste
  • 1 ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add all salad ingredients to a large bowl.
  • Mix all dressing ingredients in a small bowl or jar.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad, stir everything and check if you want to add more salt, pepper, red pepper flakes or lemon juice. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Portion sizes: You can serve this salad as main dish or side dish. Two servings of the recipe you find above should make one serving as main dish. 
  • Serving tips: You can enjoy the salad as it is or add more veggies, like olives or leafy greens. You can also create delicious wraps, stuffed pitas or sandwiches with this chickpea salad.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving (side dish) | Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1004IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 3mg