Greek Chickpea Chicken Salad - Ambitious Kitchen

Greek chickpea chicken salad in a mason jar with labels next to each ingredient

We’re here to rejoice week 2 of the #AKSaladChallenge. Last week we made the fantastic a south of the border Southwest Chicken Salad and today we’ve got a greek impressed salad.

In my opinion, you'll be able to by no means ever move wrong with a Greek Salad.

Here’s what involved on this one:

Greek marinated chicken.

Salty, creamy feta.

Red onion.

Fiber-packed chickpeas.

Crunchy cucumber.

Tomato.

A gentle, easy do-it-yourself greek French dressing.

Chickpeas, kalamata olives, feta, cucumber, red pepper, red onion, chicken and romaine lettuce on a marble board

THINGS TO NOTE:

+If you’re vegetarian, no worries! Simply swap chicken for 1 can of chickpeas or add tofu.

+I’ve additionally incorporated directions on tips on how to bake your chicken as a substitute of grill it in the notes section under.

Greek chickpea chicken salad in a mason jar with a title underneath

Greek chickpea chicken salad in a glass container

Layer the salad up in large mason jars or throw it in meal prep containers for an on the move lunch or dinner. ENJOY! xo.

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Greek Chickpea Chicken Salad

5 from 3 votes

Prep Time 15 mins

Cook Time 15 minutes

Total Time 30 minutes

Healthy Greek Chickpea Chicken Salad loaded with chickpeas, grilled chicken, feta, kalamata olives, pink onion, tomato and a selfmade gentle greek dressing. This light and easy salad includes mediterranean flavors that infuse beautifully in combination. Toss it all in combination in a bowl, layer in a mason jar or installed meal prep packing containers for the week!

  • For the greek chicken marinade:
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly floor black pepper
  • For the Greek dressing:
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons further virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the salad:
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and tired
  • ¼ cup diced purple onion
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/4 cup feta crumbles
  • 2-3 cups chopped romaine
  1. Add chicken and marinade substances to a large ziploc bag. Marinate chicken for 20 minutes to 1 hour.

  2. Next, chop your entire components in your salads.

  3. While you are marinating your chicken, make your balsamic dressing: Add all substances for the dressing to a small bowl and whisk till neatly-blended.

  4. Once ready to cook dinner chicken, preheat grill to medium prime warmth. Lightly oil the grate. Grill chicken breasts for 6-8 mins consistent with facet, or until juices run transparent and chicken is now not crimson. Once chicken has cooked, transfer to a cutting board and dice into chunk sized items.

*To make vegetarian: sub 1 cup chickpeas or 1 package of additional company tofu, cubed

To bake the chicken as a substitute of grill: Bake chicken breasts on a greased baking sheet at 400 degrees F for 20-25 mins or till chicken is no longer red and juices run clear.

Nutrition

Servings: Four mason jar salads

Serving dimension: 1 mason jar salad

Calories: 418kcal

Fat: 21.5g

Saturated fat: 2.9g

Carbohydrates: 28.7g

Fiber: 6.4g

Sugar: 5.6g

Protein: 33.2g

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