Mediterranean Chickpea Salad with Vinaigrette
 
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Vegetarian Mediterranean Chickpea Salad with feta, olives, and chopped veggies. Marinated in a light vinaigrette.
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • For the Salad: 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ small red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved or quartered
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced and quartered
  • ⅓ cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped
  • 4 oz feta cheese, crumbled or cut into small cubes
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss to combine.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the dressing ingredients. Then pour over the salad and toss to combine.
  3. Refrigerate for one hour to marinate or serve immediately.
  4. Serve by itself, on a bed of greens, or with pita chips.
Recipe by Sweet and Strong at http://sweetandstrongblog.com/2017/05/mediterranean-chickpea-salad-vinaigrette/