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Author: Lisa Lin

Heirloom Tomato & Chickpea Salad

Any tomatoes will work with this recipe, but I particularly liked using heirloom and grape tomatoes. The flavors of the different tomato varieties give the salad more complex flavors.
Prep Time15 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup chopped persian cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup pitted and sliced kalamata olives
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas, about 1 1/2 cans of chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, vinegar, salt, black pepper, onions and garlic together. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Slice the tomatoes into wedges. If you are using grape or cherry tomatoes, slice them in half.
  • Add the tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, feta cheese, chickpeas and chopped herbs to a large bowl. Pour the vinaigrette¬†on top and toss the salad to combine the ingredients together.¬†Taste and season with more salt or pepper, if necessary.

Notes

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Amount for 1/4 of Recipe: Calories: 323, Total Fat 19.3g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Sodium: 716.2mg, Cholesterol: 1mg, Total Carbohydrate: 30.2g, Dietary Fiber: 8.6g, Sugar: 9.2g, Protein 10.4g
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