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Recipe quick chickpea salad
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Quick Chickpea Salad – ready in 10 minutes!

5 ingredients plus a dressing is all you need for this simple chickpea salad. It only takes 10 to 15 minutes from start to finish! Enjoy it with a slice of bread or toasted pita for a light meal or serve it as a healthy side dish. This recipe is very forgiving and it’s perfect to make ahead of time – think meal prep, potluck, or pack it up for a healthy lunch.
Author: carbgirl.com
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Yield: 2 servings (or 6 sides)


  • 14 ounce (400 g) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained (1.5 cups or 250 g drained)
  • ¾ cup (100 g) cucumber, diced (about a ¼ to ⅓ English cucumber)
  • 1 cup (170 g) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • ½ cup (65 g) crumbled feta cheese (use more if you love feta)
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  • 1.5 tablespoons white wine vinegar (or substitute lemon juice)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Combine chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, feta, and parsley in a large bowl.
  • Add vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper to a jar. Screw the lid on and shake vigorously.
  • Pour dressing over the salad, and toss until combined. Taste and adjust salt and pepper as needed.
  • Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 2-3 days.