Mediterranean Chickpea Salad: Wholesome Medley
If you’re in the mood for a delightful Mediterranean-inspired dish that’s not only delicious but also incredibly healthy, then our Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is the perfect choice. This Wholesome Medley is a celebration of fresh ingredients, bold flavors, and vibrant colors that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.
- 2 cups of canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
- 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and Kalamata olives.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together until well combined.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese on top.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Enjoy your Mediterranean Chickpea Salad: Wholesome Medley as a light and refreshing meal on its own or as a side dish!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Our Mediterranean Chickpea Salad: Wholesome Medley is a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for a healthy lunch or a side dish for dinner. Packed with protein, fiber, and antioxidants, it’s a nutritious choice that doesn’t sacrifice on flavor. The combination of chickpeas, fresh vegetables, feta cheese, and Mediterranean-inspired dressing creates a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. Whether you’re a vegetarian looking for a satisfying meal or simply craving a taste of the Mediterranean, this salad has you covered. Plus, it’s a hit at picnics and potlucks! Give it a try and transport your taste buds to the sunny shores of the Mediterranean.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 285, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 29g, Fiber: 8g, Protein: 9g
If you’re looking for a dish that’s both delicious and nutritious, our Mediterranean Chickpea Salad: Wholesome Medley is a winner. With its beautiful presentation and incredible taste, it’s sure to become a favorite in your kitchen. Enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean in every bite!