Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

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Christine Boutwell Mita 136

"Chopped zucchini, chickpeas, tomatoes, and fresh basil in a light balsamic dressing. Or you can use red wine vinegar! Makes a great side dish or light lunch. Not necessary, but best if chilled at least a couple hours to let flavors blend."

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 258 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 258 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 19g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 515 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix zucchini, chickpeas, tomatoes, red bell pepper, onion, feta, Kalamata olives, olive oil, basil, vinegar, rosemary, capers, garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper together in a large bowl.
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LJOY
7/22/2014

Very nice salad. Definitely mix the dressing ingredients separately as noted by other reviewers. I took it to a party and served it on shredded lettuce. I'm now using the leftovers in tossed salad.

Lazy Cook
7/24/2013

Delicious, refreshing and hearty salad for the hot days of summer -- and also an excellent gluten-free substitute for pasta salad. A larger portion is a meal in itself. I plan to make this Sunday afternoon for work lunches next week. Incidentally, I used red balsamic vinegar instead of white (because that's what I had in the house) and it was still great.

CharmedChef
8/20/2014

My husband made this last night with only a couple of substitutions - I don't care for chickpeas so he used great northern beans instead, roma tomatoes from our garden instead of grape tomatoes, and we didn't have white balsamic vinegar so he used a little regular balsamic and white vinegar combined. Delicious!!! We ate as a side dish with grilled chicken and it was a perfect meal. I brought some for lunch today and cannot wait to eat it.