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Chicken and Chickpea Salad with Fresh Basil Dressing (Greek Island of Crete)

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4
Calories 879 kcal



  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 
  • 3 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 1 bunch fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • Salt and pepper (to taste) 


  • 1 pound poached chicken breast, cubed
  • 28 ounces can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 10 walnuts, halved
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 10 black olives, pitted
  • 6 sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped


  • Combine all ingredients for dressing in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Add all salad ingredients in another bowl. Add preferred amount of dressing. Mix well and serve.


Calories: 879kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 38gFat: 67gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11gMonounsaturated Fat: 43gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 73mgSodium: 950mgPotassium: 1339mgFiber: 14gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 14080IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 157mgIron: 6mg
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