Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
Bright and colorful, this tasty salad is a great accompanient to a meal or as a meal on its own. Easy to make, try this dish for a picnic or potluck.
Serves: 1/6 of salad
Time: 20 minutes
2 15 oz cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
2/3 cup bell pepper, chopped (use a mix of red, yellow and orange for the most colorful effect)
3/4 cup grape tomatoes, halved
3 green onions, sliced
12 black or kalamata olives, sliced in half
1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
4 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp plain yogurt
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1. In large bowl, toss the salad ingredients.
2. In a separate smaller bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.
3. Drizzle dressing over salad and stir together to coat well.
4. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve chilled.