Chickpea salads in the best recipes: get inspired!

Chickpea salad is a light yet nutritious protein dish.

If you want to cool down on hot summer days rather than fry over a hot stove, then we recommend these no-cook quick meals.

We have selected four great recipes for you that are very healthy and full of vitamins.

Chickpea salad with arugula

Have you had a craving for something vegetable? Then we can offer you this recipe for a chickpea salad full of vegetables. Feel free to enjoy it as a side dish to grilled pork.


  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 2 cups chopped salad cucumbers
  • 2 cups chopped cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup arugula
  • ¾ chopped green peppers

For the topping:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper


  • In a bowl, mix chopped avocado, onion, cucumbers, tomatoes, arugula, bell pepper, chickpeas and lemon.
  • In a second bowl, prepare the dressing by mixing all the ingredients.
  • Add the finished dressing to the chopped vegetable mixture and mix.
  • Put it in the fridge for at least an hour.
chickpea vegetable salad

Tip: Do you like to experiment? Check out other salad dressing recipes to vary your tastes.

Healthy chickpea salad with tuna

Do you want to prepare a great and healthy snack, lunch or dinner? The chickpea salad is advantageous in that it does not need to be heated, so you can enjoy this quick summer meal at work, at school, on the go, or just about anywhere.


  • 400 g (can) of chickpeas
  • 160 g of tuna
  • 1 and ½ tablespoons of chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons of capers and 2 tablespoons of their juice
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar


  • Mix the ingredients, pour the dressing, mix and it’s done.
  • Serve, for example, with lettuce or fresh bread.
tuna chickpea salad

Chickpea salad with tomatoes and feta cheese

You will quickly fall in love with this juicy piece with feta cheese as the icing on the cake. We have also prepared a video recipe for you, so all of you who love video cooking will enjoy it.


  • 250 g of red cherry tomatoes
  • 250 g of yellow cherry tomatoes
  • 1 salad cucumber
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 60 g of feta cheese

For the topping:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  • 1 spoon of honey
  • lemon juice
  • salt and pepper


  • Cut the tomatoes in half, cut the salad cucumber into cubes, finely chop the parsley, pour everything into a large bowl.
  • Add a can of drained chickpeas and crumble the feta cheese.
  • In a small bowl, mix the lemon juice, a spoonful of red wine vinegar, honey, olive oil and pepper.
  • Pour this dressing over the chickpea salad and mix.
chickpea salad with cheese and tomatoes

Video recipe here:


The best avocado and mango chickpea salad

Do you like a combination of sweet and salty flavors? Then this recipe for chickpea salad with mango and avocado is a great choice for you. How about enjoying it together with grilled cheese.


  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 mango
  • 1 avocado
  • chopped cilantro

For the topping:

  • 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • a pinch of chili for sprinkling
  • salt to taste


  • In a salad bowl, mix chickpeas, finely chopped onion, diced mango and avocado, and cilantro.
  • In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients needed for the dressing.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and mix.
chickpea salad with mango

Are you wondering how to cool off during the hot summer days? Take a look at what a home air conditioner can do.

Salads with chickpeas can be combined with a crispy piece of bread or a favorite piece of meat or cheese.

Barbecues and family celebrations can go well with this delicacy.

Try other chickpea recipes. Get inspired by our chickpea spreads or chickpea curry for lunch or dinner .

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We are both fans of good food and enjoy cooking. On this website, we want to inspire you with traditional, but also less common recipes. We will be happy if you try our recipes and let us know how you liked them. Bon appetite! :)

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