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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is a refreshing salad made with seasoned chicken breasts, chickpeas, and fresh veggies, topped with lemon vinaigrette dressing.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Keyword: Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Salad

  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced (approximately 1 cup)
  • ½ red onion, diced, (approximately ½ cup)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons parsley, minced
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced (approximately 2 cups)

Dressing

  • 1 medium lemon, juiced (approximately ⅓ cup)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Topping

  • ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions

Chicken

  • Season chicken on all sides with garlic powder.
  • In a medium skillet over medium heat, add oil. Once the oil is hot, add chicken and cook 8-10 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and no longer pink (165°F). Cooking times may vary depending on the size and thickness of the chicken breasts. Set aside and tent to keep warm.

Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion, garlic, yellow pepper, parsley, chickpeas, and cucumber.
  • In a separate medium bowl, combine the dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over salad ingredients.
  • Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces and add to salad. Toss to combine.
  • Serve topped with feta cheese.