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Mason Jar Greek Salad with Chickpeas
Mason Jar Greek Salad with Chickpeas
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Spicing up a Greek salad with chickpeas is always a good idea. This tasty, greens-free salad is perfect when you’re tired of eating leafy greens but still want to keep lunch healthy. You can’t go wrong with feta cheese and olives, and the chickpeas help curb your appetite while providing your body with zinc and protein. This salad is filling and satisfying without being a huge portion. I think you’ll love it!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: greek salad with chickpeas, mason jar salad
Calories: 854 kcal
Author: Aubrey
Ingredients
Salad
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup quartered cucumber slices
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons pitted black olives halved
  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 pint-size Mason jar
Lemon Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
Instructions
Salad
  1. Place the vinaigrette in the Mason jar and add the chickpeas. Next add layers of cherry tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, feta cheese, and parsley. Seal and refrigerate until you’re ready to eat the salad.
Lemon Vinaigrette
  1. Whisk together the lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Slowly add the olive oil, whisking, until the dressing thickens.
Recipe Notes

From the cookbook, "Mason Jar Salads and More," by Julia Mirabella. Posted with permission.

Nutrition Facts
Mason Jar Greek Salad with Chickpeas
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 854 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Fat 74g114%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 900mg39%
Potassium 451mg13%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1220IU24%
Vitamin C 37.5mg45%
Calcium 331mg33%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.