Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is a refreshing, nutritious, and vibrant dish that’s perfect for a light lunch or as a side. Packed with the flavors of the Mediterranean, this salad is a healthy and delicious option.


  • 2 cans (15 oz each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 bell pepper (any color), diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, diced cucumber, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olives, and feta cheese.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine everything well.
  4. Let the salad sit for about 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Just before serving, sprinkle with fresh parsley and give it a final toss.
  6. Serve the Mediterranean Chickpea Salad as a main dish or a side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 250-300
  • Fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Protein: 8g

Prep and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • No cooking required


  • Serves: 4-6

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is a delightful and easy-to-make dish that’s loaded with fresh vegetables, protein-rich chickpeas, and the tangy flavors of feta and olives. It’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, or as a healthy meal prep option. Enjoy this colorful and tasty salad on its own or as a complement to your favorite Mediterranean dishes!

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