Chick Pea Salad  – Easy & Nutritious!

I LOVE chick peas! Chick peas added to this easy and nutritious chick pea salad taste so good. This is another recipe that isn't complicated in ingredients, but has bold flavors.

        

2 cups of chick peas

1 pint of cherry tomatoes cut in half

1 chopped red onion

1 lemon juiced

¼ cup olive oil

1 ½ cup small pitted black olives

½ cup crumbled feta cheese

¼ cup chopped cilantro

¼ tsp ground black pepper

½ tsp sea salt

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Chill until ready to serve

Tip:  Any herbs such as basil, oregano, and parsley can be used.  Also other chopped veggies can be added to the salad such as zucchini, cucumbers, and peppers can be used in this salad.

Nutritional Information:  (8 servings) 155 calories, 4.5 gm protein, 13.5 gm carbohydrate, 9.9 gm fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 349 mg sodium, 57 mg calcium, 1.8 mg iron, 2.9 gm fiber

** Allergy Information:  Gluten-free, Egg-Free, Soy-Free, Peanut-Free, Nut-Free, Fish and Shellfish-Free, Vegetarian.  If you have a milk allergy or if you are vegan, omit the cheese.

FODMAP:  Only FODMAP friendly if you use a small amount, due to the chick peas.

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