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Chickpea & Dried Tomato, Feta Cheese Salad

Hello everyone,Β  I hope your weekend was a pleasant one. πŸ™‚Β  We visited some friends that are in living in Germany, the weather was just amazing, sunny, yet chilly but you could sit outside and enjoy your coffee just fine.Β  So, if you read my post on Friday, then you already know the mishap with the baking pan slipping from my hand and splattered all over the kitchen floor. (It took me about one hour to get the floor cleaned up) πŸ™

So, for today’s recipe I decided that I was going to make a simple recipe which is a salad that is usually eaten during the summer, but I guess you already know by now that I eat salads and soups all year round because I just love them. πŸ™‚Β  This salad would be a nice addition to the Thanksgiving table because this will give your tastebuds a nice refreshing surprise.Β  This is why I love salads so much because sometimes you just need a small fork full of those chickpeas, feta cheese and a dash of dried tomatoes to do the trick.Β  Β (This salad has one of my absolutely favoriteΒ  ingredients Dried Tomatoes)

I found this recipe a while back, I was watching a Greek/ American Chef by the name of Yiannis Loukakos, he actually lives in the States, I think I read this somewhere maybe in a article? not sure πŸ™‚ anyway, he is absolutely terrific!! Light, delicious, simple recipes just the way I like them.Β  Check him out on Youtube I am sure you will enjoy watching him, and his cooking techniques. πŸ™‚

Would love to hear your feedback if you do decide to make this salad.Β 

CHICKPEA & DRIED TOMATO, FETA CHEESE SALAD

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of Chickpeas boiled
  • 1 small Carrot sliced into 4 pieces
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 6 Dried Tomatoes sliced
  • 1/2 cup Feta Cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh Parsley chopped
  • 1 fresh Scallion chopped
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • Salt

Instructions

  1. Add chickpeas, sliced carrots and chopped onion into a pot of hot salted water. Boil for 20 minutes until chickpeas are ready.
  2. Slice dried tomatoes,
  3. chop fresh scallions,
  4. chop fresh parsley and set aside.
  5. When chickpeas have cooled off place into a large bowl along with ingredients, add olive oil, salt, feta cheese and give it a good toss.
  6. You can add garlic and roasted peppers if you wish along with a splash of Lemon juice if you wish but I omitted these three ingredients to make it a much lighter Salad.

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Comments (20)

  • Diana Tyler (la muse excentrique) β˜• 10 months ago β€” Reply
    I love this salad!
  • This is delicious, and I haven't even had it yet but with the ingredients, it has to be :) Thanks Sophie :)
    foodzesty 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Thank you so much Margaret...:)
    You are most welcome :)
    foodzesty 10 months ago
    :) I hope you are doing well. I am so behind on my responses.
    You are just fine, and right on time with your responses my friend :)
    foodzesty 10 months ago
    Thank you :)
    You are welcome :)
  • RhapsodyBoheme 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Ah you were so close to me in Germany then. ❀️ great recipe and very healthy looking. I need all the ideas I can get since I completely changed my diet to a Mediterranean diet.
    foodzesty 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Good for you!!! that is the best thing you could have done. Use Olive Oil!!
    RhapsodyBoheme 10 months ago
    I have and I like it.
    foodzesty 10 months ago
    :)
  • dtills 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Yummy Sophie!!πŸ’•
    foodzesty 10 months ago β€” Reply
    :)
  • popsiclesocietyRibana 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Hi, l have just nominated you and your blog for a Liebster Award 😊https://popsiclesociety.com/2018/11/21/liebster-award-nomination/
    foodzesty 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Hiii and Thank you so very much!!
  • annika 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Anything with feta is a winner to me Sophie... having chickpeas helps as well!
    foodzesty 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Thank youuuuu
  • Megala 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Wonderful salad! Chickpea & cheese is really a healthy tasty combo!!
    foodzesty 10 months ago β€” Reply
    Thank you Megala!!!

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