Bowl of Chickpea Cucumber Salad
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Chickpea Cucumber Salad

Chickpea Cucumber Salad is a healthy summer recipe. It's easy to make with in 15 minutes with common ingredients, and it's delicious as a starter or light meal. And you can make this Mediterranean chickpea salad in advance and enjoy it throughout the week.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 307kcal
Author Amy Katz

Ingredients

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 15 ounces (1 1/2 cups) rinsed and drained
  • 1 small cucumber or 1/2 English cucumber, sliced lengthwise, seeds removed, and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup pitted black olives

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add the dressing ingredients to a small bottle with a lid. Shake until well combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
  • Keep the salad refrigerated until ready to serve. Enjoy!

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Notes

Leftovers can be refrigerated for a few days.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 848mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 2.3mg