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Greek Chickpea Salad with an authentic greek salad dressing is a favourite salad to serve as a main OR as a side! Healthy and filling! | cafedelites.com
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Chickpea Greek Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Greek Chickpea Salad with an authentic greek salad dressing is a favourite salad to serve as a main OR as a side! Loaded with chickpeas, green peppers (or capsicum), juicy grape tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and red onion, you will love this salad recipe!

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chickpea Salad, Greek Salad
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 304 kcal
Author: Karina
Ingredients
For The Dressing:
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (or 1 large garlic cloves, minced)
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano (plus extra to serve)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
For The Salad:
  • 1 large cucumber, halved lengthways and sliced
  • 10 ounces (300 g) grape tomatoes (or cherry tomatoes), halved
  • 1 green pepper (capsicum), deseeded and sliced
  • ½ red onion, sliced thinly
  • 14 ounce (400 g) can chickpeas washed and drained
  • 10 ounces (300 g) pitted Kalamata olives
  • 3.5 oz (100 g) good quality creamy feta cheese
Instructions
  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a jug or jar.

  2. Mix together all of the salad ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with half of the dressing. Season with extra salt ONLY IF NEEDED (depends how salty your feta cheese is). 

  3. Top with brick of feta cheese and drizzle over remaining dressing . 

  4. Serve with chicken, fish, lamb, beef, the options are endless!

Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Greek Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 306mg 13%
Potassium 267mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 3g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 15.9%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 15.7%
Iron 10.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.