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Chickpeas, Cucumber and Olives Salad with Sweet Pepper Drops

Delicious Chickpeas Salad with Cucumber and Olives

Chickpeas Salad with cucumbers, olives, and sweet drop red peppers is great for lunch. Also, perfect as a side dish for a casual or formal dinner!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Salad, Salads and Veggies
Servings 4
Calories 272 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 - 15 ounce can Chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1 English cucumber diced and seeds removed or 1 or 2 regular cucumber
  • 1 - 8 oz Sweet Drop Red Peppers or tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 small red onion sliced
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • ½ cup pitted Black Olives
  • ½ cup pitted Green Olives
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place the lemon juice, oil, garlic, and honey in a small bowl or bottle, wisk, or shake well.
  • Cut the cucumber in half lengthways, scoop out the seeds and cut into 1 cm (½ inch) slices. Cut the tomatoes into cubes roughly the same size as the chickpeas, cucumber, onion, parsley, and olives in the serving bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss lightly to combine. Serve at room temperature.

Notes

Chickpea, Cucumber and Olives Salad with Sweet Pepper Drops
  • Use canned chickpeas to make a quick salad - I use organic canned chickpeas
  • This salad last 2 - 4 days in the refrigerator
  • Use Fresh Herbs to make this salad. Fresh Parsley adds tons of flavor. Use Cilantro if preferred.
  • Chop your veggies into bite-sized pieces.
  • Use extra-virgin if possible, either plain or infused. Plain extra-virgin is less processed and has a lighter flavor. You can also use Noubess Sorrento Lemon Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil, or Noubess Blood Orange Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Use bell peppers for a crunchier taste.
  • You can also add Feta Cheese for a Greek-inspired recipe.
  • Do Not over mix the salad, so you don't break the pepper drops.
  • Red Sweet Drop Red Peppers are soft, with a slightly pungent taste. You can find them at your local store, gourmet store, or online.

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 7gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 845mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4g

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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