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Cucumber and Chickpea Salad 

Cucumber and Chickpea Salad is refreshing, healthy, and packed with flavor and texture. It’s simple. Hearty protein-packed chickpeas are tossed with crunchy cucumber, smoky roasted red peppers, and red onions. It’s all tossed in a creamy red wine vinegar and tahini dressing with just a hint of smokiness from ground sumac. The perfect lunch or side for dinner. 

Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword chickpea salad, cucumber and chickpea salad, Greek salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 296 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp + 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 small garlic clove, grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp sumac
  • 3/4 tsp salt, divided
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2- 15 oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Add red wine vinegar, dijon, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, sumac, 1/4 teaspoons salt, and olive oil to a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  2. Add chickpeas, roasted red peppers, red onion, cucumber, cilantro, and remaining salt to the dressing. Toss everything together. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts
Cucumber and Chickpea Salad 
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 835mg36%
Potassium 474mg14%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 205IU4%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.