Mediterranean Chickpea and Feta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Mediterranean Chickpea and Feta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Mediterranean Chickpea and Feta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mariadlopez

Makes 8 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Chickpea and Feta Salad

2 cup chickpeas
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup red bell peppers, chopped
1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
8 jumbo spanish olives
1 cup low fat feta, crumbled
3 tsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons fresh oregano, minced
1 tsp fresh thyme, minced

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Chickpea and Feta Salad

Combine ingredients in a large bowl, and then refrigerate for 30 minutes prior to serving.
Categories

Beans

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 130.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.9g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
13mg
4%
Sodium
281mg
12%
Potassium
567mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
35.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
10.7g
43%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
13.9g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 14% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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