Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad

Feta cheese and chickpeas lend a Mediterranean flair to this satisfying side salad. The Creamy Dill Ranch is great with it, but would also be good with a tangy vinaigrette.

Recipe from EatingWell
SERVINGS
1
YIELD
6 servings, 1 cup each
PREP TIME
10 mins
TOTAL TIME
10 mins

Chickpea Salad

Feta cheese and chickpeas lend a Mediterranean flair to this satisfying side salad. The Creamy Dill Ranch is great with it, but would also be good with a tangy vinaigrette.

Recipe from EatingWell
Recipe from EatingWell
Ingredients
  • 1  7  ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 3   cups cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2   cups grape tomatoes, halved (or cherry tomatoes)
  • 1/4  cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 1/4  cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2  cup Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
  •  Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
  • 1   small shallot, peeled
  • 3/4  cup nonfat cottage cheese
  • 1/4  cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2   tablespoons buttermilk powder, (see Note)
  • 2   tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • 1/4  cup nonfat milk
  • 1   tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon freshly ground pepper

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Directions
1. 
Place chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, cheese, onion, dressing and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix until coated.
Creamy Dill Ranch Dressing
1. 
Place chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, cheese, onion, dressing and pepper in a medium bowl. Mix until coated.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 90, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 3, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 14, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 5, vit. C (mg) 8.86, sodium (mg) 238, Potassium (mg) 285, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 0.5, Lean Meat () 0.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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