How to Prepare Yummy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad. Toss with sweet cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumber, and cubes of soft, creamy Mozzarella cheese. A splash of buttery GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a drizzle of tangy lemon juice make this sunny, Mediterranean Chickpea Salad a delicious lunch or dinner, any day of the year. Make salad: In a large bowl, toss together chickpeas, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, olives, and feta.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad A splash of buttery GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a drizzle of tangy lemon juice make this sunny, Mediterranean Chickpea Salad a delicious lunch or dinner, any day of the year. It's time for Mediterranean Chickpea Salad. This simple chickpea salad is uplifting, filling, and one of my absolute favorite meals to have waiting in my refrigerator for healthy lunches. You can have Mediterranean Chickpea Salad using 12 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

  1. Prepare 1 of lemon.
  2. It's 2 cloves of garlic (mince).
  3. You need 6 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Prepare 1/2 tsp of oregano.
  5. You need 1/2 tsp of salt.
  6. Prepare 1/4 tsp of pepper.
  7. You need 2 cans of chickpeas.
  8. You need 1 of cucumber.
  9. It's 2 of tomatoes.
  10. Prepare 1 of yellow bell pepper.
  11. Prepare 1 of green bell pepper.
  12. You need 4 oz of crumbled feta cheese.

Made with bell peppers of all colors, fresh herbs, crisp cucumber, and creamy feta, every bite tastes of warm, sunny moments. Make the dressing by whisking together the minced garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice, mustard, dried oregano, salt, and pepper in a serving bowl. Add the chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, sliced red onions, diced orange and yellow bell peppers and parsley to the bowl and toss. Top with the crumbled feta cheese and serve at room.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad instructions

  1. Juice the lemon..
  2. Combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and mix with a whisk or fork until well blended..
  3. Open both cans of chickpeas. Drain and rinse chickpeas. Pour into large mixing bowl. Add the lemon dressing and stir to coat..
  4. Dice tomatoes, cucumber, and bell peppers. Add to the chickpeas..
  5. Add crumbled feta cheese and stir until everything is well coated with dressing and mixed..

This Mediterranean chickpea salad takes the flavors of a Greek salad and adds protein-packed garbanzo beans. Since chickpea salad keeps well, it's a great option for lunches and potluck picnics. Mediterranean chickpea salad can also be a vegan, gluten-free alternative to pasta salad or bean salad. This vegan mediterranean chickpea salad is full of flavor, contrasting textures, fresh herbs, protein, optional feta cheese (or dairy free feta!)for richness, and actually gets better as it ages so it's perfect for meal prep. However, most Mediterranean salads are going to have kalamata olives.

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