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Chickpea Salad Recipe

A healthy chickpea salad with a refreshing Mediterranean twist.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 8
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Heather McDaniel

Ingredients

  • 4 C. Cooked or Canned Chickpeas
  • 3 Roma Tomatoes
  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1/4 Red Onion

For the Dressing

  • 1/4 C Olive Oil
  • 4 Tbs Honey
  • 4 Tbs Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Orange Zest
  • 3 Sprigs of Fresh Mint (About 10 leaves)
  • Salt and Pepper To taste.

Instructions

  • Drain the chickpeas and place in a large bowl.
  • Peel, seed, and dice the tomatoes, cucumber, and red pepper.
  • Dice the red onion.
  • Add the vegetables into the large bowl with the chickpeas.
  • In a smaller bowl, combine olive oil, honey, and lemon juice.
  • Add the orange zest to the dressing and mix well.
  • Add the dressing to the chickpeas and vegetables.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Chop mint leaves and add to the salad as a garnish.