Mediterranean Chickpea and Cucumber Salad



Mediterranean Chickpea and Cucumber Salad

Mediterranean cuisine is known for its fresh ingredients and bold flavors. Our Mediterranean Chickpea and Cucumber Salad is a delightful dish that captures the essence of this region. It’s not only delicious but also healthy, making it a perfect addition to your meal plan.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cucumbers, diced
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Start by preparing your ingredients. Rinse the chickpeas and chop the cucumbers, red onion, cherry tomatoes, olives, and parsley.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the chickpeas, diced cucumbers, chopped red onion, halved cherry tomatoes, sliced Kalamata olives, and fresh parsley.
  3. Gently toss the ingredients together until well mixed.
  4. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese on top of the salad.
  5. For the dressing, you can use your favorite Mediterranean vinaigrette or make a simple one with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss again to coat everything evenly.
  6. Refrigerate the salad for about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  7. Serve your Mediterranean Chickpea and Cucumber Salad as a refreshing side dish or a light and healthy main course. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Mediterranean Chickpea and Cucumber Salad is a colorful and flavorful dish that brings the taste of the Mediterranean to your table. With fresh ingredients and a zesty dressing, it’s perfect for a quick lunch or a side at your next barbecue.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 220

Fat: 9g

Carbohydrates: 28g

Protein: 7g

Mediterranean Chickpea and Cucumber Salad is a versatile dish that complements a variety of meals. Whether you’re enjoying it on its own, as a side, or as part of a larger Mediterranean feast, its fresh and vibrant flavors are sure to please. Make it today and savor the taste of the Mediterranean!

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