Chick Pea Salad

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About: I like to tinker with just about anything, sometimes it works out in the end. Have fun looking at the projects, try tearing something open and let me know how it goes. cheers, -Joe

Its getting hot out, time for a cool meal of chick pea salad.

This is a quick meal that takes 15 minutes to prepare, I serve with bread and a little hummus on the side.

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Step 1: Ingredients

1 green pepper
1 yellow pepper
2 tomatoes
2 cans of chick peas
olive oil
cavenders greek all spice or salt and pepper.
1 clove garlic
1 lemon

optional: feta

Step 2: Dice the Tomatoes

Dice the tomatoes

Step 3: Chop the Green Pepper

chop the green onion

Step 4: Chop the Yellow Pepper

chop the yellow pepper

Step 5: Chick Peas

Drain and rinse the chick peas.

Add all the chopped ingredients in to a bowl.

Step 6: Garlic

I use a garlic press and add it to the bowl.

Step 7: Lemon

Add the juice of one lemon to the bowl

Step 8: Spice, Oil and Mix

Now add some spices, I like Cavenders Greek All-spice, add a small amount of olive oil ( a couple of table spoons) and mix.

Step 9: Sprinkle With Feta

sprinkle a bit of feta on top.

Step 10: Serve

time to enjoy the fruits, err chick peas of your labor.

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    11 Discussions

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    bgrits

    8 years ago on Step 10

    I loved this but I made some additions....can of kidney beans (rinsed), 2 cans chick peas, sliced black olives, dill, rice wine vinegar, red onion,chopped celery and cucumber, fresh ground pepper, lemon zest, salt, omitted tomatoes but

    I also let the mixture sit in the fridge for about 30 minutes before I added the oil and vinegar

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    crimsomcherry

    10 years ago on Step 10

    Wow I really liked this! It's simple but the flavors are very good together, although I have to admit I added some extra ingredients, I added black olives and some red onion. Also I was out of feta so I used cottage cheese instead, but still nice recipe! :)

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    pandanessa

    10 years ago on Introduction

    This. is. sublime. My boyfriend and I don't like green peppers (he doesn't like yellow either), so I added avocado instead. Feta makes this dish amazing, which is why it shouldn't be optional. We didn't have any all-spice at my house so I used pepper. :D -Vanessa

    I make a chickpea salad that is practically identical to this (have you been sneaking into my kitchen! :-) except that I add cilantro. Another cool additive is a handful of sprouted lentils that I eat just about every day of my life. I know this is a great recipe since I eat it all the time! Thanks for sharing.

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    WisdomSeeker

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Looks and sounds really great! Can't wait to try it. Looks like the "ingredient list" needs to be corrected to say "pepper" instead of "onion".

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    joeWisdomSeeker

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for catching that! I fixed it... apparently I had onion on my mind. -Joe

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    soundmotor

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I saw this earlier today and made it this evening. I thought I had seasoned salt to substitute for the Greek spices but did not. I improvised and used garam masala with some extra salt & pepper. Also had naan bread & mango chutney with it. Verdict: A Winner!

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    canida

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Sounds awesome. Try grating your garlic with a microplane - it basically weaponizes all that garlicky goodness.

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    joecanida

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the tip, I never used a microplane, but now I have a reason to go to sur la table... -Joe