Rating: 4.5 stars
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This Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is the perfect side dish for a weeknight meal or summer gathering. As one online reviewer claims, "Really, really tasty. I made it for my birthday BBQ and it was a big hit."

Recipe by MyRecipes March 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
4 Servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Toss cheese, chickpeas, mint, olive oil, garlic and lemon zest together in a medium bowl; season with salt to taste. Set mixture aside to marinate at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes, or cover with plastic wrap and let it marinate in refrigerator overnight.

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  • Add lemon juice and tomatoes to cheese-chickpea mixture and toss to coat thoroughly.

  • Divide arugula among 4 individual serving plates and spoon marinated cheese mixture on top. Grind freshly cracked black pepper directly over each salad. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

321 calories; fat 23g; saturated fat 7g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 30mg; sodium 656mg.
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