High Protein Vegetarian Chickpea Salad Recipe
This high protein chickpea salad recipe is a nutritious and delicious way to incorporate protein-packed chickpeas into your meal. Packed with flavorful ingredients, it’s a satisfying and healthy option. This recipe is also suitable for vegetarians!
High Protein Chickpea Salad Ingredients
- 2 cups cooked chickpeas
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
High Protein Chickpea Salad Instructions
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked chickpeas, diced cucumber, diced bell pepper, finely chopped red onion, and chopped fresh parsley.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
- Pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and toss gently to combine all the ingredients.
- Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the salad and give it a final toss.
- Let the salad marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Serve the high protein chickpea salad chilled and enjoy!
Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):
- Protein: 16g
- Fat: 9g
- Carbohydrates: 30g
- Calories: 260
- Author: Chris
- User rating: 4.7 stars (of 7 reviews)
- Recipe name: High Protein Chickpea Salad