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Quick And Easy Italian Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas believe it or not is used in Italian cooking more than one might realize. At least that was the case with me. This is a recipe so packed with flavor that it will put a spring in your step - even on a rainy day. Give it a try - it is great for vegetarians or vegans or even those on a gluten free diet. It is also useful for those on a regular diet, as it is loaded with protien, healthy vegetables and is quite filling.
  Canned chickpeas 28 Ounce, drained, rinsed (2 Cans Of 14 Ounce Each)
  Scallions 6 , sliced
  Red onion 1 , chopped in small pieces
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, chopped
  Black olives 12 , chopped (Or Kalamata)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon (White / Red)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. In a large bowl mix the chick peas, scallions, onion, tomatoes, olives and parsley.
2. In a small bowl mix the olive oil and vinegar to make the dressing.
3. Pour the dressing on the salad and mix well.
4. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Bean, Chickpea
Everyday, Healthy
Whether you believe it or not, chickpeas form an intrinsic part of Italian recipes. And Italian style chickpea salad is quite sumptuous to say. Now you too can learn how to make this yummy salad. Thanks to the video recipe, you can now toss up a quick, flavorful and non-Mediterranean style chickpea treat at home in a hassle-free way.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 486 Calories from Fat 226

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.7%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 888.2 mg37%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 11 g22.7%

Vitamin A 28.2% Vitamin C 52.8%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 20.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick And Easy Italian Chickpea Salad Recipe Video