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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Bring home the flavors of the Mediterranean in this easy and healthy chickpea salad.

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Garden ripe tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers and chickpeas are the key ingredients in this Mediterranean Chickpea Salad.

Toss in some fragrant cilantro and some fresh mozzarella cheese and you've got the perfect side for your picnic or party.

I created my own version of this dish after tasting something similar. We are lucky to live on a cul-de-sac where we really get along with all of our neighbors.  

 Mediterranean Chickpea Salad | www.homeandplate.com | Bring home the flavors of the Middle East in this easy and healthy chickpea salad.

Shafi and Sabrina often share with us the spicy and delicious flavors of Bangladesh. Their tandoori chicken and beef curry are out of this world. And their version of this chickpea and vegetable salad is full of flavor with a little heat. 

I did my best to replicate this recipe and I think it turned out great!

 Mediterranean Chickpea Salad | www.homeandplate.com | Bring home the flavors of the Middle East in this easy and healthy chickpea salad.

A little different but delicious nonetheless. I think often times it's the fresh ingredients that can make or break a recipe. 

Try this Middle Eastern Chickpea and Vegetable Salad with my fall off the bone ribs or beer can chicken

 Juicy Beer Can Chicken Recipe | www.homeandplate.com | Three ingredients is all you need for the juiciest beer can chicken recipe. This summer grilling favorite can be on your table in an hour.  #beercanchicken   #grilledchicken

Juicy Beer Can Chicken Recipe | www.homeandplate.com | Three ingredients is all you need for the juiciest beer can chicken recipe. This summer grilling favorite can be on your table in an hour. #beercanchicken #grilledchicken


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Middle Eastern Chickpea and Vegetable Salad

Prep time: 10 | Total time: 10 minutes

Serve 8

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 1 (4 ounce) can green chilies, drained
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella pearls
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt and pepper

Instructions

Mix together all the ingredients in a bowl. Chill for at least a half an hour for serving. 


 Mediterranean Chickpea Salad | www.homeandplate.com | Bring home the flavors of the Middle East in this easy and healthy chickpea salad. #chickpeas #salad #mediterranean

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