Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Transport your taste buds to the sun-soaked coasts of the Mediterranean with this refreshing and nutritious Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad. Bursting with vibrant colors and bold flavors, this salad is a celebration of the region’s culinary treasures.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, olives, feta cheese, and parsley.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  4. Let the salad marinate in the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Serve the Mediterranean Chickpea Salad chilled and enjoy the harmonious blend of textures and flavors.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A taste of the Mediterranean in a bowl! This Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is a colorful and satisfying dish that’s perfect for a quick lunch or as a side at dinner.

Nutrition per serving:
Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 27g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 9g

Transport yourself to the azure waters and breathtaking landscapes of the Mediterranean through this delightful chickpea salad. Its medley of fresh vegetables, creamy feta, and zesty dressing creates a harmonious symphony of flavors that evoke the essence of the region. Whether you’re enjoying it al fresco or bringing it to a potluck, this Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is sure to transport you to the heart of the Mediterranean with every bite.

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