This is sponsored post with Great Day Farms. However all opinion are 100% mine. #EggceptionallyGreat
Every New Year I try to keep some resolutions, but in the end I won’t I am not able to keep them as I wished. So, this year I want a change I decide to eat healthy food, means more salad and sourdough bread. I made this Mediterranean chickpea and egg salad for our dinner. Yes, it is really filling one you can make it as breakfast, lunch or dinner. I used Great Day Farms Hard Boiled Eggs.
I love Mediterranean cuisine because of their unique spices, yes, I am spice loving girl. Love to use Sumac, Zaatar, Aleppo pepper, dry mint etc. I like to grab all these during my visit to middle eastern store. This protein rich salad only requires a simple lemony dressing made with lemon juice, olive oil, sumac, Aleppo pepper and balsamic vinegar. This is no cook recipe if you use canned chickpeas otherwise only cooking includes is cooking chickpeas. You can find Great Day Farms Hard-Boiled Eggs at Walmart in the Deli section. Also, you can buy either 2 pack or 6 pack. There an ibotta offer of $0.25 off 2-pack and $0.50 off the 6-when you buy from Walmart.
I found that Great Day Farms Hard-Boiled Eggs is convenient and great tasting one at a great value. As I don’t need to cook and then comes dread thing of peeling the eggs. Always I tend to lose half of my eggs whites while peeling the shell. We are family who loves to eat hard boiled eggs than the other version of cooked eggs. If you are looking for a healthy change in your diet, then try to buy Great day Farms Hard boiled eggs.
This Mediterranean chickpea and egg salad are so easy to put together once you got the dressing ready, then comes mix in part. Make sure to mix eggs only last if you don’t want crushed eggs. I like to slice them in round that way every bite has some eggs. If you want, you can slice eggs into 4 pieces. I used fresh herbs like cilantro instead of Parsley and mint.
If you are looking for simple satisfying meal, then try this simple protein loaded colorful salad.
Mediterranean Chickpea and Egg Salad
- For Dressing
- 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1/ 2 of lemon juice
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 garlic minced
- 1 tsp sumac
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon Aleppo pepper
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- ½ tbsp mint
- ½ tbsp cilantro / parsley
- For salad
- 1 can/ 15 oz cooked chickpeas washed and drained
- 4 Hard boiled eggs sliced in rounds I used Great day farms Hard boiled Eggs
- ½ of cucumber cubed
- ¼ cup red onions finely chopped
- 2 green onions finely chopped
- ½ cup red bell pepper chopped
- ½ tbsp mint leaves chopped
- 1 tbsp cilantro chopped
- Sumac and Aleppo pepper for sprinkle
- First make the dressing using all the ingredients and set aside,
- In a large mixing bowl add chickpeas, bell pepper, red onions, green onions, cucumber and mint, cilantro leaves. Then finally add eggs and dressing and carefully mix in.
- Transfer to serving bowl with eggs on the top and sprinkle sumac and Aleppo pepper. Enjoy.
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This is Swathi ( Ambujom Saraswathy) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread. All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.