Looking for a fresh and flavorful salad to brighten up your lunch? Try this delicious Chickpea Salad recipe! Packed with protein-rich chickpeas, crisp veggies, and a tangy dressing, this Mediterranean-inspired salad is a burst of vibrant flavors. It’s quick to make and perfect for meal prep too!
2 cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 small cucumber, peeled and sliced
3 celery stalks, chopped
1 cup cubed cheddar cheese (bite size cubes)
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
8 cups mixed greens
Salt and pepper, to taste
1) In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, red bell pepper, red onion, parsley, cilantro, sliced cucubmer, celery and cheddar cheese cubes.
2) In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper.
3) Pour the dressing over the chickpea salad mixture and toss to coat.
4) Divide the mixed greens between four plates and each plate with equal portions of the prepared chickpea salad.