Tomato, Cucumber and Garbonzo Bean Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Garbonzo Bean Salad

I have found a new favorite salad, and, yes, I got it from Pinterest. The original and full recipe is from Kayln’s Kitchen. As I’ve said before, I’m a sucker for Mediterranean and anything EASY! This salad fits the bill. It can be a side salad or main course.

Here is what you will need and simple instructions:

1 can garbonzo beans (rinsed and drained)

1 cucumber cut into bite-sized chunks (I cut the skins off mine)

1 package of grape tomatoes, sliced

1/2 cup of chopped parsley

2-3 T. virgin olive oil

3-4 T. balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup feta cheese crumbles (optional)

  1. Rinse and drain garbonzo beans. Pat dry with a paper towel if necessary. Marinate garbonzo beans with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar in the refrigerator for atleast one hour.
  2. Cut cucumbers, tomatoes and chop parsley. Add to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Once garbonzo beans are marinated, add garbonzo bean mixture (including marinade of olive oil and balsamic vinegar) to your other ingredients. Mix.
  4. Add more olive oil and balsamic vinegar to taste if needed.
  5. Add in feta cheese (optional)

Serves 4. Enjoy!