Spring Salad with Chickpeas

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This is one of my favorite salads to make in the Spring because it’s super simple and packed with healthful nutrients. Serve as is or add your favorite protein such as grilled chicken, steak or salmon.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time25 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time30 mins

 15 oz can of chickpeasrinsed and drained
 1 head leaf lettucerinsed, drained and chopped
 ½ yellow bell pepperseeded, veined and chopped
 ½ red bell pepperseeded, veined and chopped
 ¼ cup red onionthinly sliced
 10 grape tomatoeshalved
 1 medium cucumberquartered and thinly sliced
 4 oz feta cheesecrumbled
 5 radisheshalved and thinly sliced
 1 medium avocadohalved and thinly sliced
For the dressing:
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
 2 cloves garlicgrated
 1 tsp dried oregano
 Celtic sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

1

Place lettuce in a large mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and lightly toss to combine.

2

In a mason jar with lid, add the dressing ingredients. Seal and shake for about 25 seconds or until all ingredients are combined. Pour over salad and toss.

3

NOTES: This Spring salad with chickpeas is full of plant-based protein, a great option to pack for lunch or a healthy dish to bring to your next barbecue!

Ingredients

 15 oz can of chickpeasrinsed and drained
 1 head leaf lettucerinsed, drained and chopped
 ½ yellow bell pepperseeded, veined and chopped
 ½ red bell pepperseeded, veined and chopped
 ¼ cup red onionthinly sliced
 10 grape tomatoeshalved
 1 medium cucumberquartered and thinly sliced
 4 oz feta cheesecrumbled
 5 radisheshalved and thinly sliced
 1 medium avocadohalved and thinly sliced
For the dressing:
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
 2 cloves garlicgrated
 1 tsp dried oregano
 Celtic sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

Directions

1

Place lettuce in a large mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and lightly toss to combine.

2

In a mason jar with lid, add the dressing ingredients. Seal and shake for about 25 seconds or until all ingredients are combined. Pour over salad and toss.

3

NOTES: This Spring salad with chickpeas is full of plant-based protein, a great option to pack for lunch or a healthy dish to bring to your next barbecue!

Spring Salad with Chickpeas