Two Peas and Their Pod

Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad

This healthy Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad only takes 5 minutes to make. It’s perfect for a quick lunch, dinner, or snack! 

Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com This healthy salad only takes 5 minutes to make!

Remember my Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad Sandwich? If you’ve tried it, you know what I am talking about. It is pretty much the best sandwich ever. I eat it all of the time. If you haven’t tried it, you are missing out. Add it to your must make list right now.

The other day, I was going to make my favorite sandwich for lunch, but I was in a rush, so I decided to throw together a quick salad using the same ingredients. My favorite sandwich turned into my new favorite salad. This Chickpea, Avocado, and Feta Salad is good stuff.

Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com

You could probably make this salad with your eyes closed. Please don’t try it though since you have to use a knife to chop up the avocado. I don’t want any of you to end up with a finger in your salad or a trip to the ER. It is super duper easy! Probably the easiest and tastiest salad I’ve ever made.

All you have to do is combine chickpeas, avocado, cilantro, green onion, feta cheese, and a little lime juice. That is it. Five minutes is all you need to make this healthy salad! It is perfect for a quick lunch, dinner, or healthy snack! And it’s a good recipe to serve at parties because it is so easy…and everyone will want the recipe!

If you’ve made my favorite sandwich then you know I don’t use feta, but I decided to add it to the salad for color and a kick of flavor. If you need the recipe to be vegan, you can leave it out, but I loved it! I might have to add a little to my sandwich next time:)

Easy Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com

I am making this Chickpea, Avocado, and Feta Salad for my good friend Aggie’s virtual baby shower! We are soooo thrilled for Aggie and her family. I know Aggie loves my Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Salad Sandwich, so I hope she will enjoy my Chickpea, Avocado, and Feta Salad too! It’s a great recipe to have on hand for those first few months when you are not in the mood to cook. Aggie is going to be too busy snuggling a cute little baby:)

Want to come to Aggie’s baby shower? You are all invited! Check out all of the fabulous recipes! Congrats Aggie!

Appetizers
Sundried Tomato Hummus from Robyn of Add a Pinch
Melon & Prosicutto Balls from Paula of bell’alimento
Bruschetta from Sheila of Eat2gather
Jalapeno Poppers from Ali of Gimme Some Oven
Grilled Naan White Pizza Bites from Jamie of Mom’s Cooking Club
Watermelon Feta Bites with Basil Olive Oil from Sandy of Reluctant Entertainer
Pesto Caprese Fried Wontons from Julie of The Little Kitchen
Blue Cheese Wedge Salad Crostini from Cheryl of TidyMom

Drinks
Toasted Coconut Milkshakes from Bev of Bev Cooks
Lemon Cream Soda from Angie of Eclectic Recipes
Peach Sorbet Bellini and Spritzers from Shaina of Food for My Family
Non Alcoholic Berry Spritzer from Lisa of Jersey Girl Cooks
Virgin Peach & Raspberry Bellinis from Milisa of Miss in the Kitchen
Italian Basil Sparkling Lemonade from Marly of Namely Marly
Italian Sodas from Laura of Real Mom Kitchen
Cafe Mocha Punch / or Iced Cafe Mocha from Amy of She Wears Many Hats

Salads
Italian Chopped Salad in a Jar {with Creamy Caesar Dressing} from Brenda a farmgirl’s dabbles
Caprese Salad with Mozzarella Crisps from Christine of Cook the Story
Pesto Pasta Stuffed Tomatoes from Suzanne of Kokocooks
Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad from Liz of The Lemon Bowl
Herbed Israeli Couscous Salad with Tomato and Mozzarella from Rachel of Rachel Cooks
Lentil and Chickpea Layered Salad from Lisa of With Style & Grace

Entrees
Chicken Cacciatore from Meagan of A Zesty Bite
Zucchini, Bell Pepper & Edamame Stir-Fry from Cassie of Bake Your Day
Potato-Crusted Vegetarian Quiche with Zucchini, Tomatoes & Feta from Dara of Cookin’ Canuck
“Straw & Hay” Tagliatelle in Cream Sauce from Flavia of Flavia’s Flavors
Grilled Italian Chicken with Veggie & Bow Tie Pasta from Katie of Katie’s Cucina
Grilled Naan Pizza with Summer Veggies & Turkey Sausage from Kelley of Mountain Mama Cooks
Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Panini from Kathy of Panini Happy

Desserts
Fresh Blueberry Shortbread with Lemon Cream Frosting from Sommer of A Spicy Perspective
Crostata di Mango from Lora of Cake Duchess
Italian Ice from Kristen of Dine & Dish
Roasted Banana and Nutella S’mores Bruschetta from Jenny of Picky Palate
Italian Cream Cake from Deborah of Taste and Tell
Panna cotta from Leslie of The hungry housewife
Fortune Cookies from Shari of Tickled Red
Baby Vanilla Bean Scones a la Starbucks from Tara of Unsophisticook

And next time you don’t know what to make for lunch or dinner…or think you don’t have time to make a healthy meal, remember my Chickpea, Avocado, and Feta Salad. Everyone has 5 minutes. No excuses:)

Easy Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com Make this healthy salad in 5 minutes!

Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad

Yield: Serves 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2 avocados, pitted, and chopped
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons green onion
1/3 cup feta cheese
Juice of 1 lime
Salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions:

1. In a medium bowl, combine chickpeas, avocado, cilantro, green onion, feta cheese, and lime juice. Stir until mixed well. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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133 Responses to “Chickpea, Avocado, & Feta Salad”

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    Erica — August 26, 2013 @ 7:09 am

    Simple, delicious, some of my most favorite flavors! So yum!

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    sheila — August 26, 2013 @ 7:57 am

    Lovely!! I could eat this right now!

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — August 26, 2013 @ 8:10 am

    I love everything about this salad Maria!! Thank you so much for participating!!

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    Brian @ A Thought For Food — August 26, 2013 @ 8:11 am

    This needs to happen in my life… like… right now. I have no doubt Aggie would go bonkers over this. Who wouldn’t?

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    shelly (cookies and cups) — August 26, 2013 @ 8:34 am

    Such a gorgeous salad! Love it when sandwiches turn into salads…

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    marla — August 26, 2013 @ 8:35 am

    TOTALLY my kinda salad!

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    Tieghan — August 26, 2013 @ 8:35 am

    This is so pretty and healthy! I love it!

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    carrian — August 26, 2013 @ 8:35 am

    I really don’t use chickpeas enough, but I totally need to! This looks wonderful!

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    Rachel Cooks — August 26, 2013 @ 8:47 am

    Love that this could be a side or a main dish salad. It needs to happen in my kitchen asap.

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — August 26, 2013 @ 9:13 am

    This is my kind of salad!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — August 26, 2013 @ 9:35 am

    wow this looks so so good and filling!

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    Cookbook Queen — August 26, 2013 @ 9:42 am

    Love quick and easy salads like this for lunch!!

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    naomi — August 26, 2013 @ 9:51 am

    Love how quick and easy this is to make!

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    Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective — August 26, 2013 @ 10:04 am

    Great-looking salad!!

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    Olena@iFOODreal — August 26, 2013 @ 10:08 am

    No oil dressings are the best! Looks very festive and fresh, Maria! Have never heard of virtual baby showers before.:) Have fun!

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    Tara @ Unsophisticook — August 26, 2013 @ 10:10 am

    Oh man, I don’t have any feta in the fridge right now, and I SO want this for lunch. Gonna have to send my hubby to the store!

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    katie — August 26, 2013 @ 10:37 am

    This sounds divine and I know Aggie will love this salad as much as you do!

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    This is a great menu for a baby shower!

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    Marly — August 26, 2013 @ 10:51 am

    Chickpeas and Avocados? Yum! It’s so fun to be a part of this event with you!

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    Christine (Cook the Story) — August 26, 2013 @ 10:57 am

    I love how fresh this salad looks and sounds. And really, anything with feta in it makes me happy. I think I might make this salad for dinner one night this week. Thanks for a great idea!

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    Liz — August 26, 2013 @ 11:07 am

    I like this salad. Thank you.

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    Megan {Country Cleaver} — August 26, 2013 @ 11:27 am

    Feta and chickpeas are just a match made in heaven!!

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    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes — August 26, 2013 @ 11:46 am

    So gorgeous and healthy! I could SO go for this right now

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    JulieD — August 26, 2013 @ 11:55 am

    This looks sooo good, Maria! So glad you joined in with us to celebrate, Aggie! Safe travels today! xoxo

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    Three of my favorite things! Love this salad, Maria!

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