Cook With Manali's Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Quick and easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is full of flavors and great for meal-prep. It's nutritious, gluten-free and good for you!

Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 268 kcal
Author: Manali
5 from 1 vote
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Ingredients

  • 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed & drained, or use 1.5 cups boiled chickpeas
  • 1/2 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, diced
  • 1/3 cup black olive, sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2- 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground sumac
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. To a large bowl add chickpeas, chopped red onion, diced peppers, diced cucumber and olives. Set it aside.


  2. To a small bowl or measuring jar, add olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, smoked paprika, ground sumac, black pepper and salt. Whisk to combine.

  3. Pour dressing over the bowl of salad and toss to combine. At this point, you may cover and refrigerate the salad for 30 minutes for the flavors to combine.

  4. Add crumbled feta cheese and chopped parsley and serve immediately!

Recipe Notes

To the dressing you can also add other seasonings like garlic powder, red pepper flakes. You can also add a touch of honey/maple syrup as per your taste and preference.

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 290mg13%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1320IU26%
Vitamin C 68.3mg83%
Calcium 121mg12%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.