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Roasted Red Pepper and Chickpea Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
large red bell pepper, rinsed
3
tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2
tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2
cups canned chickpeas, drained
1/4
cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
1/2
cup cotija cheese, crumbled

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Turn it into a more succulent meal by adding shredded chicken pieces.

Canned chickpeas is one of the easiest legumes to cook. They can be eaten hot or cold, and are rich in fiber! This salad is a perfect picnic salad to accompany with a sandwich, or a chicken or fish dish. Paired with roasted bell pepper, cotija cheese, parsley, and mixed with a vinegar and oil combination, this side dish is an explosion of flavors!

Directions

  • 1 Roast bell pepper on stove top. Over medium-high heat, place the bell pepper over the open flame. Using tongs, char on all sides. Place bell pepper on a plastic bag and let steam for 10 minutes.
  • 2 Remove from bag, peel charred skin under running water, remove seeds and chop in small pieces.
  • 3 In a small bowl, add vinegar and olive oil. Whisk to combine.
  • 4 In a large salad bowl combine chickpeas, bell pepper, flat leaf parsley, and cheese. Pour in vinegar and oil mixture and toss salad to combine.
  • 5 Serve and enjoy!

Canned chickpeas is one of the easiest legumes to cook. They can be eaten hot or cold, and are rich in fiber! This salad is a perfect picnic salad to accompany with a sandwich, or a chicken or fish dish. Paired with roasted bell pepper, cotija cheese, parsley, and mixed with a vinegar and oil combination, this side dish is an explosion of flavors!

Rate and Comment

Ericka Sanchez Ericka Sanchez
September 11, 2015

Canned chickpeas is one of the easiest legumes to cook. They can be eaten hot or cold, and are rich in fiber! This salad is a perfect picnic salad to accompany with a sandwich, or a chicken or fish dish. Paired with roasted bell pepper, cotija cheese, parsley, and mixed with a vinegar and oil combination, this side dish is an explosion of flavors!