Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
 
 
This healthy Mediterranean Chickpea salad is one of my top vegetarian recipe picks! It's simple to prepare, packed full of nutrients and bursting with flavour! The perfect make-ahead lunch option!
Serves: Makes 3 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 can (250 mL) no salt-added chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Large handful parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • ½-1 tsp. red pepper flakes (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • ½ cup light feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in frying pan. Add onion and red pepper and cook, stirring over medium heat for 6-8 minutes. Stir in chickpeas. Squeeze lemon juice and add parsley, and salt and pepper to taste (optional).
  2. Warm the chickpeas through, and then pour into a large bowl and allow to sit for a few minutes. Add feta cheese and toss lightly. Serve by itself or over a bed of spinach, lettuce, brown rice, quinoa or with crispy whole-grain pita chips.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 269 Fat: 12g Carbohydrates: 29g Sugar: 2g Sodium: 300mg Fiber: 6g Protein: 14g Cholesterol: 10mg
Recipe by Haute & Healthy Living at https://www.hauteandhealthyliving.com/recipe-box/mediterranean-chickpea-salad/