Chick Pea Mediterranean Salad

If you're looking for a salad that's unique, healthy, lite, and delish, you will want to keep reading. I found this recipe about 3 years ago and I've been making it ever since. Every time I make it, it's a hit. Not only is it an aesthetically pleasing dish, it's one of those marinated salads that improves with flavor the longer it’s refrigerated .


Salad Ingredients:


Chick Peas aka Garbanzo beans ( 2 cans)

Red Bell Pepper (1)

Yellow Bell Pepper (1)

Green Bell Pepper (1)

Cherry Tomatoes (3/4 cup cut in halves)

Green Onions

Greek Black Olives (15 cut in halves)

Parsley (1/4 cup)

Feta Cheese (1/3 cup)


Mix them all together so it's nice and even. Next, you'll want to prepare your dressing. This part is what it makes it so tasty!


Dressing:


Extra-virgin olive oil (4 tablespoons)

Plain yogurt (2 tablespoons)

Freshly squeezed lemon juice (1 tablespoon)

Red wine vinegar (1 tablespoon

1 small garlic clove, minced

Ground cumin (1/4 teaspoon)

Salt and pepper, to taste


Instructions:


In a large bowl, toss together the salad ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss. Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle juices on top. Refrigerate until ready to serve.



Voila! A healthy and unique salad option that will knock everyone's socks off.




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