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Israeli Chickpea Salad
From: Angie

This is a refreshing, crunchy and healthy salad with one of my favorites: chickpeas! It's a good main-dish vegetarian salad, uses ingredients typically "on-hand" - and is delicious with pita chips! As you can imagine, it's awesome with garden-fresh veggies in the summer! Add black olives if desired.

SERVES 4 -6

  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 large ripe plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped bermuda onion
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

Dressing

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 teaspoons white vinegar

Combine vegetables.

Whisk together dressing and mix into vegetables.

Allow to chill in refrigerator for an hour or so before serving.