15-Minute Mediterranean Chickpea Salad (Meal-Prep Friendly)

Preparation 00:15 Cook Time 00:00 Serves 4 servings     adjust servings

Ingredients

CHICKPEA SALAD

  • 1 1/2 cups chickpeas, drained and dried
  • 1 cup cubed cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cubed English cucumber
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley, stems removed

BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

1. In a large mixing bowl, add the chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, red onions, cucumber cubes, feta cheese and parsley.
2. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss again to combine.
3. OPTIONAL, but makes a delicious difference: Cover the salad and let sit for 30 minutes to up to an hour so that all the ingredients are completely soaked in and the flavours combined. Serve and enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

1,This recipe is vegetarian and gluten free.

2.HOW TO STORE

You can prep this salad ahead of time for meal prep for sure, and you can store it in an airtight tupperware container.

3.TO MAKE IT VEGAN

Swap the feta cheese for white beans or olives.

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