Chickpea, Sun-dried Tomato and Feta Salad

Chickpea, Sundried Tomato and Feta Salad

I had this salad one night at my gym and decided the minute I tried it that I needed to recreate it at home.  I wanted to get something light because I was going to eat my real dinner later, but just needed something to hold me over while the girls went swimming.  The salad had wilted spinach mixed in which I would probably add the next time I make this, but I put mine over baby arugula because that is what I had.

I get sun-dried tomatoes at Trader Joe’s in a 3 ounce bag and they are perfect for this salad. They aren’t packed in oil, but they are julienned so you can just drop them right from the bag into this salad. The olive oil in the salad softens them up perfectly.

I hope you enjoy this yummy salad!

Chickpea, Sundried Tomato and Feta Salad
 
Ingredients
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas - drained and rinsed
  • 1 3 oz package of sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 oz crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • juice of half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Dash of crushed red pepper (optional)
  • Arugula for salad
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients except arugula in a bowl and mix until combined. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.
  2. Serve over a plate of arugula. Enjoy!

 

Comments

  1. Karen (Back Road Journal) says:

    Your salad looks good. I make a similar one but use cherry tomatoes…I’ll have to try it with the sun-dried tomatoes.

  2. What a great-looking salad! I’d love that too.

  3. Dawn @ Words Of Deliciousness says:

    This is a great looking salad. I love the colors and the ingredients.

  4. I am not a salad person, but this (or some variation of this) actually looks like something I might like! I love the idea of the kind of starchiness of the chickpeas in this.

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