Cherry Tomato Summer Salad

Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time
1 minute
Serving Size
1 cup
2 pints cherry tomatoes (halved)
2 cups cucumbers (seeded, halved, and sliced)
1 bell pepper (diced)
½ red onion, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
1 can chickpeas, 15 oz. (drained and rinsed)
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup basil (chiffonade)


1. Place the cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper, chickpeas, and red onions in a large bowl.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together the red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, salt, pepper, and dried oregano.  Add olive oil last, and slowly drizzle into mixture while whisking.

3. Add the dressing and basil to the large bowl, mix well and serve.  Adjust salt to taste.



Recipe modified by CHOICES Nutrition Education Program

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