27 Reviews

Definitely intense flavors. I love all the ingredients in this dish, so it is of no surprise that it was enjoyed. The only changes I made were to decrease cumin to 1 tsp, decreased the oil to 1 tsp (and didn't miss it), used a couple pinches of dried thyme instead of fresh (it's raining and I was too lazy to run out and pick me some LOL) and I omitted the salt (didn't miss it). I did add a pinch of sugar, as per another reviewers recommendation which was perfect. I felt the lemon and cumin (even though I only added 1 tsp) overpowered the dish a bit. I would consider making it again and decrease both those ingredients to sheer bliss! THanks for posting.

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JanuaryBride November 17, 2009

Very flavourful! I only used the juice of 1/2 lemon and didn't miss more; I also omitted the salt as I felt the feta cheese would provide enough saltiness (it did!). Really good: I think you could easily use more chickpeas and tomatoes with the same amount of vinaigrette, and still have an incredibly flavourful salad. Oh nom! Thank you for sharing!

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stormylee March 24, 2013

Delicious and refreshing! This is even better the next day. Thanks so much!

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yamakarasu May 07, 2012

Excellent salad! It was similar to a roasted pepper hummus. I was all out of fresh garlic, parsley and thyme when I made it, but the dried worked fine since it sat overnight before I served it. I had requests for the recipe, which is always a good sign. I really liked the capers in it too. I'll be making this one again. Thanks for posting!

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Marg (CaymanDesigns) August 08, 2011

This is delicious stuff. Very intensely flavored. I tossed the leftovers with some leftover pasta and had a wonderful lunch the next day. Thanks for a great recipe!

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Needles May 21, 2009

This was great! I enjoyed the tartness and mix of flavors. There is a lot of dressing for this, so you could easily make less. Thanks for another yummy recipe!

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Maito August 18, 2008

Delicious! We really loved the zinginess that the red pepper and cumin added to this salad. I used canned chickpeas, and because my family is not fond of feta, I substituted fresh grated Parmesan instead. Also, I added a pinch of sugar to cut the tartness a bit. This salad goes together very quickly and easily and is so full of flavor. Thank you for sharing this wonderful salad. *Made for ZWT*

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Bayhill June 26, 2008

I have a difficult time with "meat" proteins. I just think they are icky. JMO folks. Anyway, I made this with a little brown and wild rice (so it would make a complete protein) AND IT WAS AWESOME. Even my husband enjoyed it; he would normally prefer a filet. I'm thrilled I've also cut in some spinach (blanched) and broccoli at times. He belly-ached about that, oh well. Let him cook next time. Great recipe.

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Jayeno August 26, 2014

Very nice, especially the cumin vinaigrette.

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rosslare July 25, 2012

Followed recipe but didn't have fresh thyme so I subbed a little dried. Doubled recipe and took it to a burger cookout. It was a great side dish and a nice change from baked beans! Very flavorful and looked pretty as well. Will definitely be making again.

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Toni1 July 19, 2012
Chickpea Salad With Cumin Vinaigrette