Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Cucumber Chickpea Salad

The Mediterranean is known for their beautiful beaches and welcoming people. And this Chickpea Cucumber Salad represents the region well. You have hearty chickpeas, sweet cherry tomatoes and crispy sliced cucumbers to make the perfect summer salad.

How to make a Chickpea Salad

The best part of this recipe is that you just have to put a couple of things in a big bowl and you are all set. Place the chopped cucumber, drained chickpeas and tomatoes in a large serving bowl.

Making the dressing

In a small bowl combine olive oil, lemon juice, chopped garlic, chopped shallot, and Italian seasoning, and mix vigorously. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat.

Finish and serve

Add feta cheese and salt and pepper to taste.Serve immediately or chill for a few hours before serving to meld flavors.


Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Cucumber Chickpea Salad

The Mediterranean is known for their beautiful beaches and welcoming people.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large cucumber spiralized, chopped or thinly sliced
  • 1 (15 ouncchickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon shallot minced
  • 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place the chopped cucumber, drained chickpeas and tomatoes in a large serving bowl.
  • In a small bowl combine olive oil, lemon juice, chopped garlic, chopped shallot, and Italian seasoning, and mix vigorously.
  • Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
  • Add feta cheese and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately or chill for a few hours before serving to meld flavors
Keyword salad

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