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

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!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chickpea Salad, Greek Salad
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 304kcal
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

  • Whisk together dressing ingredients in a jug or jar.
  • 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). 
  • Top with brick of feta cheese and drizzle over remaining dressing . 
  • Serve with chicken, fish, lamb, beef, the options are endless!

Nutrition

Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 15.9% | Vitamin C: 30% | Calcium: 15.7% | Iron: 10.2%