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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad - a light, healthy and meatless salad made primarily with chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, onions and olives; bursting with sweet, garlicky and tangy dressing to add pop and flavor for this 15-minute salad. Easy, healthy and indulgent side dish or as a meal on its own!
Course Salad
Cuisine Fusion
Keyword chickpeas, easy recipes, healthy, salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 -4 people
Calories 267kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

  • 2 15-ounce cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) , rinsed and drained, or 3 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 medium red bell pepper , chopped
  • 2 English cucumbers , seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup olives
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (about 1 bunch)
  • ½ cup chopped red onion

Dressing

  • 3 tablespoon extra light olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt , divided

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix together ,chickpeas, bell pepper, cucumber, olives, cherry tomatoes, parsley, and red onion.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, minced garlic, salt, onion powder, parsley , sugar and salt . Adjust seasonings to taste .
  • Pour dressing to the chickpea salad mixture and then toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1560mg | Potassium: 580mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2680IU | Vitamin C: 87.6mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2mg