If you’re craving a healthy salad and good-for-you veggies, but wanting something different other than the traditional salad with lettuce and tomatoes, then try this Chickpea Avocado Feta Salad. The dressing is amazing and low calorie – a perfect meal all on its own.
Chickpea Avocado Feta Salad
When you want all the foods you love in one bowl, you make this salad! Hands down, everyone in the family will love it too.
Eating healthy is not that hard. Really. And, who said lettuce has to be an ingredient in a salad to be good and to be healthy? Not me. This salad is by far one of the best salads I’ve ever made. Believe it or not, my 10-year old ate a whole bowl of it. That’s a win-win in my house.
Chickpea Avocado Feta Salad with Dressing Recipe
- 1 can of chickpeas (540ml) (18.26)
- 2 med. avocadoes
- 130g (4.6 oz) Feta cheese, diced
- 1 cucumber
- sliced Kalamata olives – 1/2 cup
- red onion, diced – 1/2 cup
- yellow bell pepper, diced – 1/2 cup
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp oregano
- juice of ½ a lemon
- pinch of salt & pepper
Open and rinse chickpeas.
Wash and dice all the veggies.
In a large bowl combine chickpeas, avocadoes, feta cheese, cucumber, olives, onions & peppers; set aside.
In a separate bowl make the dressing: Combine the Greek yogurt, olive oil, oregano, garlic, lemon juice, salt & pepper, and whisk.
Pour the dressing over your salad mixture and mix gently until well combined.
Refrigerate your salad for at least 4 hours before serving. You want it well chilled.
Serve it alone with crackers or with your favorite meat dish.
So there you have it, a healthy salad without lettuce. Dig into this scrumptious Chickpea Avocado Feta Salad tonight! And, one suggestion if you’re looking for healthier meals to eat and serve, try RealEats Dinner Meal Plans (affiliate link)
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