Chickpea Salad Recipes

Elevate your salad game with our easy and healthy salad recipes featuring chickpeas (also known as the garbanzo bean).

Most Popular

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Chopped fresh veggies add crunch to the creamy texture of chickpeas, which are a good source of protein, folate, fiber, and iron.

Green Salad with Chickpeas

Rating: 4.14 stars
Chickpeas, white balsamic vinegar, and honey join olives, tomatoes, red onion, and greens for a new twist on a Greek salad. You can use white-wine vinegar in place of the balsamic -- just add more honey to taste.

Chickpea Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Rating: 3.6 stars
Tangy buttermilk dressing and toasted walnuts complement chickpeas, lettuce, radish, and green beans in this refreshing salad.

Tuna and Chickpea Salad

This chunky salad, courtesy of Laura Foster, Toronto, Ontario, is good by itself or over lettuce, with whole-grain crackers on the side.

Chickpea and Cucumber Salad with Fresh Mint

Rating: 4.5 stars
This Chickpea and Cucumber Salad with Fresh Mint is a refreshing minty salad for any time of year.

Broccoli and Chickpea Salad

Rating: 3.55 stars
Scallions, parsley, and pine nuts dot this nutritious salad.

Rice-and-Bean Salad Bowl with Tahini Sauce

Our glorious grain bowl calls for making the brown rice in advance, but even if you start from scratch, you can get the whole dish on the table in under an hour.

Three-Bean Pasta Salad

Rating: 3.45 stars
Easy and summery, this Three-Bean Pasta Salad is a side that's great for your next cookout or picnic.

Chickpea, Cherry Tomato, and Feta Salad

Rating: 3.63 stars
Make this simple salad in just minutes, and take it to work with a slice or two of bread or a pita.

Pasta Salad with Chickpeas, Green Beans, and Basil

A winner at potlucks and picnics and all summer long, this farfalle pasta salad features chickpeas, crisp green beans, sharp red onion, basil, and salty capers in a delicate, creamy mayo-based dressing with lemony undertones.

Chopped Salad with Tuna

Rating: 3.15 stars
The secret to making a great chopped salad is to cut the ingredients into chunks that are all the same size and to include contrasting textures. Instead of using tuna, try leftover cooked chicken.

Inspiration and Ideas

Green Bean, Tomato, and Chickpea Salad
Rating: Unrated
This may become your go-to vegetarian main course for summer. For this salad, use the ripest tomatoes you can find.
Broccoli, Chickpea, and Cherry Tomato Salad
Rating: Unrated
This is a healthy salad that's perfect when paired with a simple sandwich for a light lunch.