Chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese

The chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese is a very simple salad, composed of canned chickpeas and feta. The tomatoes and bell peppers are not necessary, but provide more flavor and vitamins, as well as a vibrant color.

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Chickpea Salad with Feta Cheese

The feta cheese is already salty enough, so salt the salad lightly.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 400 g (1 can) garbanzo beans drained
  • 150 g feta cheese cubed
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, or 2 medium tomatoes sliced
  • 1 bell pepper cored and sliced
  • 1/2 red onion cut into thin slices
  • 1 clove garlic pressed
  • Fresh or dried herbs (cilantro, chive, dill) chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon (juice only)
  • 3-4 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • In a salad bowl, mix the chickpea, feta, tomatos, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and herbs.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with freshly pressed lemon juice and olive oil. Serve right away or keep it in the refrigerator.

Cowboy caviar

Cowboy caviar (or Texas caviar) is a simple, healthy, colorful, and delicious appetizer, salad, side-dish, or dip. Using canned beans and corn is a quicker alternative to cooking dry beans. Spend less time in the kitchen but don’t forget to prepare in advance to allow the different flavors to blend together before serving.

 

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Cowboy caviar

The jalapeño can be replaced by a few pinches of chili powder.
Course Salads
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Natalija

Ingredients

  • 1 can (425 g) Black beans, Red beans, or Black Eye peas, or Tri-Bean blend drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (425 g) whole kernel sweet corn drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 red onion peeled and minced
  • 1 bell pepper (red, yellow or orange) cored and cubes
  • 1 jalapeño cored and minced
  • 3 tomatoes cubed
  • 1/4 bunch Fresh cilantro chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar or lime juice
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a salad bowl, mix, cover, and let chill for about one hour in the fridge.

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