This tasty, gluten-free Asian side dish is a light and refreshing blend of chickpeas, red bell peppers and feta cheese dressed in an aromatic cumin vinaigrette.
Special diets: Vegetarian | gluten-free | eggs-free | nuts-free | soy-free |
️Allergens: not vegan | lactose |
⏱ 31 mins – easy
🍽 4 servings – 113 kcal per serving
- ¼ tsp black pepper
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 lemon
- 2 cloves of garlic
- ½ tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 tsp capers
- 1½ tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- 3 tsp olive oil
- 16 oz can of chickpeas
- 1 tomato
- 1 red bell pepper
- 2 tbsp thyme leaves
- 2 tbsp parsley
- ½ cup feta cheese
- 1 knife
- 2 colanders
- 1 squeezer
- 1 grill
- 2 bowls
- 1 whisk
- 1 wooden fork
- 1 aluminum foil
Preheat the grill to 250°F for 15 minutes.
Put a red bell pepper in aluminum foil. Drizzle 1 tsp of olive oil over it and sprinkle with a quarter tsp of salt.
Put the aluminum foil on the hot grill and roast for 8 minutes.
Cut the lemon in half.
Squeeze the lemon halves using a squeezer to get lemon juice.
Peel and mince the garlic. Chop the tomato, thyme leaves and parsley.
Drain the canned chickpeas in a colander.
Turn off the heat and remove the aluminum foil from the grill to get a roasted red bell pepper.
Peel the roasted red bell pepper and cut it in half with a knife, then remove the seeds. Cut the red bell pepper halves into small pieces.
Rinse and drain capers in a second colander.
Crumble the feta cheese using a wooden fork.
Put red wine vinegar in a bowl. Add lemon juice, minced garlic, drained capers, cayenne pepper, ground cumin, and paprika to the bowl and whisk for 2 minutes. Then add 2 tsp of olive oil to the mixture and whisk for another 2 minutes to get a cumin vinaigrette.
Transfer the drained chickpeas to a second bowl. Add the chopped tomatoes, red bell pepper pieces, thyme leaves, chopped parsley, and cumin vinaigrette. Stir with a wooden fork and sprinkle with a quarter tsp of salt and black pepper. Scatter the crumbled feta cheese on top and stir gently with a wooden fork.
It’s ready to be served !