Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

This healthy chickpea salad is full of vibrant fresh ingredients with a Mediterranean flair. A healthy easy to make gluten free, vegetarian and vegan salad that is perfect to serve as a side at a BBQ or take along to a potluck. Inspired by lovefoodnourish.com

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins

Ingredients

 3 cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed or 2 cans of chickpeas 400gm/15oz
 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
 2 cups cucumber, diced
 ½ cup red onion, diced
 ½ cup red pepper/capsicum thinly sliced
 ½ cup Kalamata olives
 1 avocado, peeled, and cut into chunks
 2 tbsp fresh basil
 1 tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley
For the Dressing
  cup olive oil
 3 tbsp lemon juice
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 ½ tsp salt

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 352
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 290mg13%
Potassium 637mg19%
Total Carbohydrate 37g13%
Dietary Fiber 11g44%
Sugars 13g
Protein 9g18%

Vitamin A 46%
Vitamin C 63%
Vitamin K 43%
Folate 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Instructions

1

Add all ingredients minus the basil and parsley into a bowl and combine.

2

Add the ingredients for the dressing into a jug or a jar and whisk with a fork.

3

Pour the dressing over the salad and serve immediately.

4

Can store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

NOTES
5

Note the above preparation time does not include soaking and cooking the chickpeas.

Ingredients

 3 cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed or 2 cans of chickpeas 400gm/15oz
 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
 2 cups cucumber, diced
 ½ cup red onion, diced
 ½ cup red pepper/capsicum thinly sliced
 ½ cup Kalamata olives
 1 avocado, peeled, and cut into chunks
 2 tbsp fresh basil
 1 tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley
For the Dressing
  cup olive oil
 3 tbsp lemon juice
 ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
 ½ tsp salt

Directions

1

Add all ingredients minus the basil and parsley into a bowl and combine.

2

Add the ingredients for the dressing into a jug or a jar and whisk with a fork.

3

Pour the dressing over the salad and serve immediately.

4

Can store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

NOTES
5

Note the above preparation time does not include soaking and cooking the chickpeas.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad