Chickpea Pasta Salad

This light and tasty Chickpea Pasta Salad combines chickpeas, pasta, green peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes and onions, it makes a great side dish to any meal!

Chickpea Pasta Salad | It Bakes Me Happy for White Lights on Wednesnday

Now that Spring is here and the weather has started to turn for warmer temperatures I thought it was the perfect time to share a nice pasta salad you can have as a light lunch or serve along side your next grilled dinner.

Chickpea Pasta Salad | It Bakes Me Happy for White Lights on WednesndayChickpea Pasta Salad | It Bakes Me Happy for White Lights on Wednesnday

Chickpea Pasta Salad
 
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This light and tasty Chickpea Pasta Salad combines chickpeas, pasta, green peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes and onions, it makes a great side dish to any meal!
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Serves: 10-12 servings
Ingredients
  • 16 oz sea shell pasta, cooked according to box directions
  • One 15 ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 ounce packet of Italian dressing mix
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine the pasta, chickpeas, tomato, cucumber, green pepper, onion.
  2. In a small mixing bowl whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar and Italian dressing mix.
  3. Pour the dressing mixture over the pasta salad and toss well to coat evenly.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes and then serve.
  5. Store remaining salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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