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Chickpea Feta Bake a la TikTok

Make this easy Chickpea Feta Bake right in the casserole dish.This vegetarian dish features protein-packed chickpeas, jammy roasted tomatoes and creamy feta and is seasoned with fresh ginger and dried mint. Inspired by the viral Tiktok feta pasta, Chickpea Feta Bake is even easier to prepare. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, chickpea bake, chickpea feta bake, easy weeknight dinner, tiktok pasta
Servings: 2 generous servings
Calories: 719kcal
Author: sylvia

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons finely minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons dried mint
  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas (unsalted)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (unsalted)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, whole (or other small tomatoes)
  • 150 grams feta cheese, in a block (Use Macedonian, Greek, or Bulgarian)
  • drizzle olive oil
  • pinch dried mint

Optionally, for garnish

  • 2 tablespoons finely minced green onion
  • 50 grams feta cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • In an oven-safe dish, add the olive oil, ginger, and mint and mix well. Add in the chickpeas and stir to coat them in the oil and seasonings. Stir in the tomato sauce and tomatoes.
  • Place the feta block in the middle of the dish and drizzle it with a bit of olive oil. Scatter on a pinch of dried mint.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until the tomatoes are softened and browned, and the feta is browning around the edges.
  • Remove from the oven and use a spoon to break the feta apart. Stir the feta into the chickpeas and tomatoes.
  • Optionally, garnish with chopped green onions and more feta.

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Notes

Storage and Reheating
You can store this in a well-sealed container in the fridge for 2-3 days. Reheat at 275F for about 12-15 minutes, or until hot. 
Vegan Replacements for Feta Cheese
We have not tried this with any of the vegan feta cheese products and are unsure how it might turn out. 
Nutritional Information
Nutritional information is an estimate only, based on Greek feta, and without the optional garnishes.

Nutrition

Calories: 719kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1510mg | Potassium: 1307mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1673IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 492mg | Iron: 8mg