simple chickpea salad

Simple Chickpea Salad

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean


This simple chickpea salad only takes a few minutes to assemble! You could eat it on its own, stuff it into a pita, or serve it on top of a pile of greens!



  • 2 cups chickpeas (about 1 15oz can)
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced (or 1/2 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
  • 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • Handful of fresh cilantro or parsley (optional)


  1. Rinse and drain your chickpeas and set aside.
  2. Peel and chop your red onion, then chop your green pepper.
  3. Mince a clove of garlic, and toss everything into a large bowl.
  4. Coat with olive oil and lemon juice, then sprinkle with salt.
  5. Top with cilantro or parsley!


You can make this salad up to 2 days in advance.

Keywords: chickpea salad