Bean, chickpea & feta salad

Bean, chickpea & feta salad

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This satisfying veggie supper is full of summer flavours, and it's on the table in 15 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal404
  • fat25g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs28g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre10g
  • protein20g
  • salt2.92g
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Ingredients

  • 400g green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
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  • 2 x 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • 7 sundried tomato in oil, drained
  • 2 whole roasted red peppers from a jar
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 200g pack feta cheese, broken into chunks

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Spread the beans onto a baking tray, season and drizzle over 1 tbsp oil. Roast for 10 mins until lightly charred. Tip into a bowl with the chickpeas.

  2. In a food processor, make a dressing by whizzing together the garlic, sundried tomatoes, peppers, vinegar and the remaining oil. Season, stir into the beans with the feta and serve.

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Comments (18)

uk2901's picture
5

Amazing flavours and so quick and easy to make. We made this as a side to accompany a BBQ and all our friends loved it! Will definitely dish this one up again.

bighungrychef's picture
5

Tried this tonight and it is really delicious. Lovely meal.

peach19's picture
5

This recipe is so good! Our small oven unfortunately does not have enough space for all the beans, so we grilled half of them on a griddle. The dressing is very rich in flavour and the only tweak I would make is to add a piece of chilli to it, as the spicy kick would work really well. I might also alter the balance between chickpeas and beans more in favour of the beans. But even without these modifications, this is a very, very good dish. And a breeze to make as well!

megeorge's picture

Fantastic salad, have made it many times, especially when friends over for a BBQ, it's always the one everyone comments on. Also great the next day if by chance there are leftovers!!

sylvia's picture
5

I was really pleasantly surprised with this salad. Loved the beans roasted - never cooked them like this before and the dressing had so much flavour. I didn't have any sherry vinegar so used red wine vinegar.
Will definately be making this again.

mela2110's picture
5

Absolutely fantastic, makes a great lunch!

saralu's picture
5

Absolutely delicious, have made it loads of times. Never any left overs.

wanitto's picture
4

be careful not to "whizz" too much.

twisties72's picture
5

Very tasty! Great with crusty bread.

proberts's picture

delicious and packed with goodness

aussiechick's picture
5

really delicious, easy & quick - wasn't sure about the roasted beans, but they were delicious (I used frozen beans). Didn't have any sherry vinegar, so used some spiced cherry vinegar - dressing was superb.

credenhill's picture
5

I used this recipe on our salad bar at work. Intant sucess. Packed with flavour.

elizabethr's picture
5

Exploding with flavour - absolutely delicious! Added half a tsp of sugar and a little crushed garlic to the sun dried tomatoes for extra kick. Amazing recipe!

ijohnson's picture
4

Cooked the beans exactly as the recipe - delicious; a new experience.

Living on my own, adjusting the recipe was easy, except trying to scale the dressing down to a ½ size, I thought it a little dry, so let it down with a drop of water. This worked well.

Overall, superb. It will definitely feature again

Frantic Flapjack's picture
5

This was really lovely - light and tasty. I made it slightly differently to the recipe. I boiled the green beans, drained then stirred the chickpeas in. After making the dressing, I stirred this in over a low heat along with the feta. Absolutely lovely. One for the binder!

eleanormayo's picture
5

WOWZERS!!! This salad is completely delicious. I used to make a sauce similar to this for a morrocan chicken recipe, which had a teaspoon of sugar added, so I put about 1/2 a tsp of sugar in the blender with this recipe also. I was making it in a bit of a rush so couldn't be bother to put the beans in the oven and just blanched and refreshed them on the hob instead. Will definitely do again!!

eleanormayo's picture
5

WOWZERS!!! This salad is completely delicious. I used to make a sauce similar to this for a morrocan chicken recipe, which had a teaspoon of sugar added, so I put about 1/2 a tsp of sugar in the blender with this recipe also. I was making it in a bit of a rush so couldn't be bother to put the beans in the oven and just blanched and refreshed them on the hob instead. Will definitely do again!!

pippachoc's picture
5

WOW! This is delicious - simple to make, and the roasted peppers and sun dried tomato combo, provides a real depth of flavour. I'm sure this is going to be a new picnic/BBQ salad favourite!

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