Chimichurri Chickpeas

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This hearty chickpea salad recipe features the bold, fresh flavors of chimichurri sauce and crumbled feta cheese. Keep it in the fridge for healthy snacking, packed lunches, and ready-to-go side dishes. Recipe yields about 6 side servings.

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  1. Rinse and drain the chickpeas, and set them aside in a colander to continue draining. Prepare the chimichurri sauce as directed. 
  2. Place the drained chickpeas in a small serving bowl. Pour in 1 cup of the chimichurri sauce, and refrigerate the rest for another use. Add the feta cheese, reserving a small amount for garnish. Stir to combine. 
  3. Sprinkle the remaining feta cheese on top. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for later. This chickpea salad keeps well in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


Make it dairy free/vegan: Omit the feta. You might enjoy a dollop of vegan sour cream, or a few chopped Kalamata olives, or a sprinkle of vegan Parmesan on top.

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