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Simple Tuscan Salad

Course Salads
Cuisine tuscan
Keyword chickpeas, pasta salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • Lettuce to fill your bowl about 4 ounces
  • 1 can chickpeas drained
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 heirloom tomato or a handful of cherry tomatoes chopped
  • 1 can quartered artichokes drained
  • 1 cup olives and sun-dried tomatoes
  • 3 slices cheese sliced into bite-sized pieces

For the dressing

  • Herbed olive oil about 1/3 a cup (or regular with some dried herbs stirred in)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp zesty or Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix dressing together in a jar and shake.
  • Toss chickpeas in a few tbsp of dressing.
  • Assemble salad.
  • Pour remaining dressing over salad when it's serving time and toss.