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mediterranean chickpea salad with cucumbers, feta, tomatoes, olives, artichokes, and carrots

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: easy meals
  • Method: dice, chop, toss
  • Cuisine: american

Description

This Mediterranean chickpea salad is bursting with flavor and easy to put together. Put it in a wrap, add it to a pizza or simply eat it as is for a delicious and filling plant-based meal.


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Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup marinated artichokes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup pitted olives, halved
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese*
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice 
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper

Instructions

  1. Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Add to a medium bowl and toss with tomatoes, cucumbers, artichokes, olives, red onion, avocado and feta cheese. 
  2. In a small bowl combine olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, garlic power, salt and pepper. Whisk together and pour over salad so that all of it is covered. Toss to combine. 
  3.  Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and enjoy! 

Notes

Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

*omit the cheese for a dairy free version. 

Keywords: greek salad, mediterranean chickpea salad, chickpea salad