Spiced Chickpea Greek Salad Recipe

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For the Spiced Chickpeas:
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
For the Greek Salad:
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
For the Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Spiced Chickpeas:

Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

In a bowl, toss the chickpeas with olive oil, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper until well coated.

Spread the spiced chickpeas in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the chickpeas are crispy, stirring halfway through.

Assemble the Greek Salad:

In a large salad bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese.

Add the roasted spiced chickpeas to the salad.

Prepare the Dressing:

In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.

Combine and Toss:

Pour the dressing over the salad.

Gently toss all the ingredients until well combined.


Let the salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

Serve the Spiced Chickpea Greek Salad as a refreshing and flavorful dish on its own or as a side.

Enjoy your delicious and nutritious Spiced Chickpea Greek Salad!

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