Chickpea Pasta Salad

    Chickpea Pasta Salad

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    20min


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    About this recipe: This is a Greek-inspired pasta salad that is perfect for summer lunching, picnics, packed lunches, barbecues and more. It is also wonderful with chopped fresh mint, if you have some to hand.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 1/2 (400g) tins, drained
    • 4 tomatoes, chopped
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 150g feta cheese, crumbled
    • 140g pitted black olives
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 120ml olive oil
    • 60ml fresh lemon juice
    • 100g macaroni

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Combine the chickpeas, tomatoes, onion, garlic, feta cheese, olives, salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon juice in a large bowl. Set aside to marinate while the pasta is cooking.
    2. Bring a saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil. Add macaroni, and cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Rinse under cold water to chill, and drain.
    3. Mix macaroni with chickpea mixture. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to blend flavours.

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    liz
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    So simple but full of flavour, loved it! Sun dried tomatoes also work very well in this salad - 16 Jul 2013

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