Chick Pea Salad with Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette

1
Mary Gelfond

By
@mary4361beth

This is a good refreshing salad. The lemon vinaigrette is slightly tangy. I like to use feta with herbs, though you can use your favorite crumbled feta. The parsley can be fresh or dried; however I prefer fresh mint in this recipe. There are several varieties of mint and all of them are good in this recipe, though each will add their own distinctive flavor.

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Serves:
12-16
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 can(s)
    chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2
    red or orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 c
    feta, crumbled
  • 1 small
    can sliced black olives, drained
  • 3/4 c
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley (or 1 tsp dry)
  • 2
    lemons, juiced
  • ·
    zest of one lemon
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
    sugar or use sugar substitute
  • 1 clove
    minced garlic ( or a bit more)
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh mint

How to Make Chick Pea Salad with Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium bowl combine chick peas, diced vegetables, parsley, olives and feta. Mix well.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon, zest, dijon mustard,
  3. Add sugar, garlic, and mint and continue to whisk.
  4. Top salad mix with cherry tomatoes.
  5. Pour vinaigrette over salad mix and stir well. Refrigerate 1-4 hours before serving.

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About Chick Pea Salad with Lemon-Mint Vinaigrette

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Low Fat Low Sodium




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