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Greek Chickpea Salad


  • Author: Lexi
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This Greek Chickpea Salad is ready in 10 minutes for the perfect easy lunch or light dinner! It's packed with crunchy vegetables, olives, feta, chickpeas and a zesty homemade Greek dressing. This is the perfect filling and healthy salad to add to your meal prep rotation.


Ingredients

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Salad:

  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1 1/2 cups diced bell pepper
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved (can also use castelvetrano or another variety)
  • Optional: 1/3 cup chopped pepperoncini peppers
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (regular or vegan)

Greek dressing: 

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Juice from 1/2 of a lemon (~1 tablespoon)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas. 
  2. Add to a mixing bowl with cucumber, peppers, tomatoes and olives. 
  3. Whisk together all ingredients for Greek dressing. 
  4. Toss salad in dressing and top with feta. Enjoy!

Notes

Make an extra batch or two of dressing and store in a glass jar in the fridge for a marinade for proteins or to use for a quick lunch!

Storage: You can store this salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. 

Feta cheese: Use your favorite feta cheese in this salad. Or, if you're vegan, there are now several vegan feta alternatives on the market that work well in this Greek chickpea salad! 

Other add-ins: Feel free to add any of the following: celery, red onion, avocado, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and/or pepperoncini peppers.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Salads
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: Greek

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 Bowl
  • Calories: 329
  • Sugar: 5.5 g
  • Sodium: 774.7 mg
  • Fat: 22.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.8 g
  • Fiber: 7.5 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

Keywords: Greek chickpea salad