Greek Chickpea Salad

The perfect Summer Salad! Light, flavorful & great for any occasion -- lunch, bbq, picnic or brunch. And... it won't wilt in the heat!

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Greek Chickpea Salad

Easy, Savory and DELISH! A total crowd pleaser!

Update May 2021: This is a year round favorite but especially the Summer!

All the best flavors tossed in a Lemony Vinaigrette, it is fresh, light, satisfying and delish!

And it pairs with everything!

A perfect side dish for any bbq or picnic and great for meal prep.

Plus it’s super easy to make!

Hope you love it as much as we do!

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If you love Greek salads, this one’s for you!

All the best flavors, light but hearty and a total crowd pleaser!

We first made this last Memorial Day weekend and it quickly became a favorite of ours and yours!  It was on repeat all Summer and something tells me it will be on repeat again this Summer…

It’s such a perfect Summer salad because there is nothing to wilt so it withstands the heat!

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It is all my favorite flavors and it’s super easy to whip up!

It’s just 8 real, whole food ingredients all tossed in the yummiest Lemony Vinaigrette.

Here’s what you’ll need:

canned chickpeas

cucumber

yellow pepper

cherry tomatoes

kalamata olives

feta

fresh chopped parsley

plus a simple and delicious Lemony Vinaigrette (details below!).

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The Lemony Vinaigrette couldn’t be easier or yummier!

It’s just 7 ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen:

extra virgin olive oil

fresh lemon juice

red wine vinegar

dijon mustard

dried oregano

kosher salt and

pepper

And all you do is whisk it all together!

Then mix it all together is a big bowl!

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The combination is simple, savory, a touch tangy and so delicious!

Plus it’s super easy to make, it makes a large quantity so perfect for a party or meal prep.

And it’s hearty so it stays fresh for several days — there’s nothing to wilt.

It you are looking for a even heartier version you can add quinoa and try the Greek Chickpea Salad with Spinach and Quinoa.

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Hope you love it as much as we do!

For more Salads, click here.

More Fall Salads you may love:

Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries & Pecans.

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Squash & Caramelized Onions

Asian Chickpea Salad

More Summer Salads you may like:

Mexican Chopped Salad, click here.

Tropical Mango Salad, click here.

Tomato, Corn & Avocado Salad, click here.

Quinoa Tabbouleh, click here.

Mayo-less Herbed Potato Salad, click here.

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Greek Chickpea Salad

The perfect Spring and Summer salad! Light but hearty, flavorful and perfect for any occasion -- light lunch, bbq or brunch. Makes a large quantity and stays fresh for days -- there's nothing to wilt.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salads, Sides, Veggies
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Author: Healthy Gluten-free Family

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups cucumber sliced and quartered (we used English Cucumbers)
  • 1 can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives halved
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped

Lemony Vinaigrette (Makes about 1/2 cup)

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt or more to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper or more to taste

Instructions

Lemony Vinaigrette

  • In a liquid measuring cup or small bowl, whisk all ingredients until well combined. Set aside. Note any extra dressing saves well in the refrigerator for several days in a sealed jar.

Salad

  • Place all ingredients except parsley in a large bowl. Pour dressing over salad to taste and toss to combine. Stir in parsley and serve.
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19 thoughts on “Greek Chickpea Salad

    1. Hi. Good question. Unfortunately at this time I don’t offer that information on my recipes.

  1. Oh my gosh, so much YUM!! And talk about flavor!! This recipe was so simple and inexpensive to create. Everyone really enjoyed it and the left overs keep nicely! No wilty veggies. The dressing is light and flavorful, just the way I like it! I will make this again and again!!

    1. So glad you love it as much as we do! And no wilty veggies make it great for summer or meal prepping!

    1. Thanks Danielle! So glad you loved it as much as we do! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    I’ve made this recipe 3 times now. It is delicious! I’ve used the dressing in other recipes as well. Thank you!

    1. Yay! So glad you love it! The dressing is great– love you use it in other recipes!

  3. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe, Karen! I made it for a BBQ and everyone loved it – and I was thrilled to have a little bit left over for lunch the next day! I look forward to trying your other recipes very soon! 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    I made this for a simple meal with friends and everyone loved it. I love the crunchy fresh flavors of the salad. I had the leftovers for lunch 2 days later and added baby spinach for more crunch and freshness. Still delicious!

  5. 5 stars
    I made this salad as a side for Thanksgiving, and it was by far one of the biggest hits of the night! Everyone loved the fresh flavor, and the dressing!! During Thanksgiving dinner a lot of times my family is feeling bloated and sick at the end of the night. But since I’ve had to go gluten free, we’ve found that we don’t feel bad after making dishes like this and adding them to our menu! Several people went back for seconds and thirds of this salad. I was beyond happy with it. It will be a staple side dish from now on!

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