Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
You can never have too many side dish recipes, so give Mediterranean Chickpe From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet.
Toss cheese, chickpeas, mint, olive oil, garlic and lemon zest together in a medium bowl; season with salt to taste. Set mixture aside to marinate at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes, or cover with plastic wrap and let it marinate in refrigerator overnight.
Add lemon juice and tomatoes to cheese-chickpea mixture and toss to coat thoroughly.
Divide arugula among 4 individual serving plates and spoon marinated cheese mixture on top. Grind freshly cracked black pepper directly over each salad.
Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.