Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Cucumber Salad with Feta and Mint


The mediterantian 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


Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword salad

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