Marinated Chickpea Salad

  • 1 1/2 cups Garbanzo beans, cooked (can use canned)
  • 8-10 cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3-4 black olive, pitted and chopped
  • 3 shallots, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

Place cooked beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and black olives into a mixing bowl.  Whisk shallots, oregano, olive oil, vinegar and season with sea salt and pepper to taste. Combine beans with dressing. Place 1/2 cup bean mixture in individual lettuce leaves. Garnish with crumbled feta cheese.