GREEK CHICKPEA SALAD

Greek Chickpea Salad, made with chickpeas, cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, olives and Feta is perfect to make ahead, for lunch for the week!
Greek Chickpea Salad, made with chickpeas, cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, olives and Feta is perfect to make ahead, for lunch for the week!
INGREDIENTS
  • 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained (Goya)
  • 2 cups diced Persian cucumber
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 1/3 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 20 kalamata or gaeta olives
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced lengthwise
  • 4 ounces fresh feta, sliced thick

Dressing:
  • juice of 2 fresh lemons
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh oregano leaves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
  • In each of 4 (4-cup) containers or bowls, arrange 1/3 cup chickpeas, 1/2 cup cucumber, 1/4 green pepper, 1/3 cup tomato, olives and red onion, top with Feta cheese.
  • In a small bowl whisk the lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Serve about 1 1/2 tablespoons dressing with each salad.