Chickpea Salad with Avocado

Chickpea Salad with Avocado

Chickpea Salad

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 2 cups canned chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado peeled, pit removed, and diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup cucumbers quartered and sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chives thinly sliced
  • Additional chives and feta for garnish optional

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the chickpeas, avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta cheese and chives in a large bowl.
  • For the dressing: Combine all of the ingredients in a jar and shake vigorously to combine. Store in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  • Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss gently to coat. Garnish with additional feta and chives if desired, then serve.

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