Spring Time Chickpea Salad!

With all the social activities around the corner,it only makes sense to post an easy go to salad that's healthy and satisfying with fresh spring time ingredients! You'll be preparing this amazing salad to take with you on the road when on the go,or a pot luck,weekly meal prep and even the kids will love this! 


MEDITERRANEAN CHICKPEA SALAD
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 can (250 mL) no salt-added chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Large handful parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • ½-1 tsp. red pepper flakes (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • ½ cup light feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste (optional)
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat olive oil in frying pan. Add onion and red pepper and cook, stirring over medium heat for 6-8 minutes. Stir in chickpeas. Squeeze lemon juice and add parsley, and salt and pepper to taste (optional).
  2. Warm the chickpeas through, and then pour into a large bowl and allow to sit for a few minutes. Add feta cheese and toss lightly.
  3. Can be enjoyed on a bed of spinach to make it even more healthier! 

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