Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Marinated Chickpeas, Feta, and Basil

Inspired by Kalyn’s Kitchen, as seen on Pinterest

Serves 4


  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained well
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp  olive oil
  • 1 1/2 C diced cucumbers
  • 1 1/2 C diced tomatoes, drained well
  • 1/2 C chopped basil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 C feta cheese


  1. Rinse chickpeas well and pat dry. 
  2. Next, whisk together olive oil and balsamic vinegar.  Cover chickpeas with mixture and allow to marinate 4 hours, or overnight.   
  3. Prepare vegetables and basil.  Drain chickpeas. 
  4. Combine all ingredients, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Top with crumbled feta for serving.