MEDITERRANEAN CHICKPEA SALAD WITH LEMON-HERB DRESSING

2 c. cooked chickpeas
1 recipe Lemon-Herb dressing for marinade
1 med. green pepper, cut in strips
1/4 c. chopped sweet onion
2 med. sized ripe tomatoes, cut in thin wedges, or 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tbsp. chopped parsley
1 recipe Lemon-Herb dressing for salad

Place chickpeas in a non-metal bowl. Pour dressing over them and marinate in the refrigerator for an hour or two. Add rest of ingredients, toss well and serve.Variation: Add two tablespoons toasted sesame seeds to salad just before serving.

LEMON-HERB DRESSING:

1 fresh squeezed lemon
2 tbsp. olive oil
3 tbsp. distilled water
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 c. brown rice vinegar
2 tsp. fresh basil
1/2 tsp. dry mustard

Mix all ingredients in a blender.

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