Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and Tasty

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and TastyHellllooooooo gorgeous! I am in absolute LOVE with this beautiful chickpea salad! It’s so fresh and SO pretty. Not only that it’s packed with all-kinds-of Mediterranean flavor. This is an excellent salad to throw together with so many garden veggies like cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion. Chop, slice and dice up everything, blend together your dressing (I used Clover Farms Cottage Cheese, because quite frankly it’s the best), and toss to coat. I had some whole wheat pitas handy so I made quick pita chips by brushing my pitas with olive oil and sprinkling with seas salt then baking at 350 until crisp. They were the perfect match to this salad. 

Do you like Mediterranean? I’ve shared my Mediterranean Salad with A Creamy Feta Dressing and Skinny Greek Dip (both of which are fantastic). I’m excited to add this salad to the list. Add this next time you’re having gyros or kebabs. The best part is leftovers refrigerate really well! 

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and Tasty

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and Tasty

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and Tasty

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and Tasty

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad // This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips! | Tried and TastyItems used in this post:

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Serves 6
This salad SCREAMS garden goodness! If you're growing tomatoes, cucumber, and dill... I recommend you grab everything else you need to put this together. It's absolutely delightful and perfect paired with homemade baked pita chips!
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350 calories
28 g
20 g
22 g
12 g
4 g
228 g
556 g
8 g
0 g
16 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
228g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350
Calories from Fat 192
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g
34%
Saturated Fat 4g
22%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 20mg
7%
Sodium 556mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates 28g
9%
Dietary Fiber 7g
29%
Sugars 8g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A
11%
Vitamin C
18%
Calcium
13%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
  1. 1 small shallot, peeled
  2. 3/4 c. Clover Farms Organic Cottage Cheese
  3. 1/4 c. mayonnaise
  4. 2 tbsp. white-wine vinegar
  5. 1/3 c. whole milk
  6. 1/2 tbsp. dill
  7. 1/4 tsp. salt
Chickpea Salad
  1. 1 c. chickpeas, rinsed
  2. 3 c. cucumber peeled, seeded and diced
  3. 1 1/2 c. halved cherry tomatoes
  4. 1/4 c. crumbled feta cheese
  5. 1/4 c. diced red onion
  6. 1/2 c. Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
  7. Freshly ground pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. To prepare dressing: In a high speed blender or food processor, add shallot, cottage cheese, mayonnaise, and vinegar. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary, about 3 minutes. Pour in milk. Scrape down the sides. Add dill, salt and pepper and process until combined. Makes 1 1/4 cups. To prepare salad: Combine chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, cheese and onion in a medium bowl. Add dressing and pepper and toss to coat.
Notes
  1. Extra dressing can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Adapted from Eating Well
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calories
350
fat
22g
protein
12g
carbs
28g
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Adapted from Eating Well
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