This fiber-dense, nutrient-rich Chickpea Salad is rich in flavor, texture, and health-boosting minerals and vitamins. It is delicious and satiating, helping to stabilize blood sugar levels for hours.
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 Tbsp lemon juice from 1 large lemon
1 garlic clove, pressed or minced
1/2 tsp sea salt, or to taste
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 Cucumber, halved and sliced
15 oz chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
One-half medium red onion, thinly sliced
1 avocado, sliced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
4 oz vegan feta cheese, diced
Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl: 3 Tbsp olive oil, 3 Tbsp lemon juice, 1 pressed garlic clove, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/8 tsp pepper, and whisk to combine.
Combine remaining chickpea salad ingredients in a salad bowl, add dressing to taste, and toss to coat.