Mediterranean Chickpeas

This savory bean salad is a perfect addition to any meal plan.  It is simple and quick to create. Feel free to cook ahead and store in the refrigerator for days.

Medi Salad Topper

 

Servings: 3-4

Preparation time: 15-25 minutes

 

Ingredients: 

Dressing:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Zest of lemon (optional)

  • 2 Cups chickpeas, cooked
  • ½ Cup tomatoes, diced
  • ½ Cup cucumber, diced
  • ¼ Cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ Cup kalamata olives

Procedure:

First, combine dressing ingredients in a small, lidded container and shake until emulsified.  Next, place chickpeas in a bowl and toss with emulsified dressing. Then, fold in remaining ingredients until well-saturated. Serve over salad greens or prepared grain.
Original recipe, S. Lippard copyright 2016

 

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