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

Yields1 Serving
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

						

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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