Perfect Recipe for Your Memorial Day Party

Serve up something delicious this Memorial Day weekend!

If you are hosting a picnic, potluck, barbecue, or another type of party this Memorial Day weekend, you may be worried about what you will serve your guests.  If you are looking for some recipe inspiration, then try preparing this Mediterranean chickpea salad.  This fresh yet deliciously bold side dish is the perfect addition to any summer bash!

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • (for the salad)
  • 2 (15-oz.) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup chopped kalamata olives
  • ½ cup crumbled feta
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

(for the vinaigrette)

  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl toss together chickpeas, cucumber, bell pepper, red onion, olives, and feta. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a jar fitted with a lid, combine olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Shake until emulsified, then season with salt and pepper.
  3. Dress salad with vinaigrette and serve.

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