July 18, 2024

Deliciously Spiced Chickpea Salad



Deliciously Spiced Chickpea Salad

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Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 oz each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • For the Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, red bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, cilantro, parsley, and feta cheese (if using).
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, ground cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat all the ingredients evenly.
  4. Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
  5. Serve chilled and enjoy your Deliciously Spiced Chickpea Salad!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

A refreshing and nutritious chickpea salad with a delightful blend of spices, perfect for a healthy lunch or side dish. This Deliciously Spiced Chickpea Salad is bursting with flavors and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories 280 | Fat 13g | Carbohydrates 31g | Fiber 8g | Protein 9g

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