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Chickpea Veggie Salad

Chickpea Veggie Salad

 This quick and easy chickpea veggie salad is perfect as a side dish or main. Has great texture and freshness that’s sure to become a favorite. 

 

This easy-peasy salad is one I make year round.

Great as a side dish at a barbecue, picnic and just perfect for a weeknight meal if you’re serving a meat or chicken dish.

Vegans and vegetarians love this recipe because the chickpeas have a good amount protein on their own.

This wonderful chickpea veggie salad is loaded with healthy fiber and other nutrients from the veggies.

You’ll love the different textures and flavors from the herbs and vegetables. Take a big helping and enjoy this scrumptious chickpea veggie salad! 

Chickpea Veggie Salad

Yields: 4 to 6 sides

 

 

Delicious fresh ingredients make up this great salad

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 (15 oz) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
  • 2 small roma or hot house tomatoes, diced 
  • 1/3 to 1/2 finely diced red onions
  • 2 jalapenos, diced seeds removed, optional if you don’t like spicy or 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 green onions, (white and green section) diced 
  • 1/2 tsp sea or kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  •  1/8 to 1/4 tsp sugar, gives just the right amount of sweetness

Simple steps and you have a salad everyone will adore

 

Directions: 

  1. Place diced onion in a small bowl and cover with cold water. Let sit for 10 minutes, then drain. Pat down with paper towels if needed. Set aside.  
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a medium sized bowl and toss well. 
  3. Add the onions and stir gently to combine. 
  4. Taste and adjust seasoning with more lemon, salt, and pepper, if necessary. 
  5. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Best if chilled at least 1 hour. 
  6. Toss again before serving.


Enjoy the freshness!

 

Wait! Before leaving, please check out a few more delicious salad recipes. 

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Print recipe below

Chickpea Veggie Salad

This quick and easy salad is perfect as a side dish or main. Has great texture and freshness that’s sure to become a favorite.
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado egg salad, chickpea salad, chickpeas, grilling veggies
Servings 6
Author Pam

Ingredients

  • 2 15 ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
  • 1/2 cup diced roma, cherry, or grape tomatoes
  • 1/3-1/2 cup diced finely red onions
  • 1 -2 jalapenos, diced seeds removed, optional if you don’t like spicy or 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3- 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 4 green onions, (white and green section) diced
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea or kosher salt, more to taste if needed
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, more if needed
  • 1/8 - 1/4 tsp sugar, gives just the right amount of sweetness

Instructions

  1. 1.Place diced onion in a small bowl and cover with cold water. Let sit for 10 minutes, then drain. Pat down with paper towels if needed. Set aside.

    2.Combine the remaining ingredients in a medium sized bowl and toss well.

    3.Add the onions and stir gently to combine.

    4.Taste and adjust seasoning with more lemon, salt, and pepper, if necessary.

    5.Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Best if chilled at least 1 hour.

    6.Toss again before serving. Enjoy the freshness!

Deliciousness!

 

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