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 stars 7
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: 3.5 stars 5
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 4
This Chickpea and Cucumber Salad with Fresh Mint is a refreshing minty salad for any time of year.

Broccoli and Chickpea Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 92
Scallions, parsley, and pine nuts dot this nutritious salad.

Three-Bean Pasta Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 137
Easy and summery, this Three-Bean Pasta Salad is a side that's great for your next cookout or picnic.

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.

Chickpea, Cherry Tomato, and Feta Salad

Rating: 3.5 stars 177
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.

Cauliflower Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

Martha pairs raw cauliflower with cooked green beans and roasted chickpeas for a satisfying yet healthy side dish.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chicken, Chickpea, and Pesto Salad
Rating: Unrated 100
Shredded cooked chicken breasts and chickpeas make this pesto salad hearty enough for a main course.
Broccoli, Chickpea, and Cherry Tomato Salad
Rating: Unrated 36
This is a healthy salad that's perfect when paired with a simple sandwich for a light lunch.
Tuna, Chickpea, and Beet Salad
Rating: 4 stars 28

This is an easy and tasty twist on tuna salad, using a vinaigrette (no mayo) and adding beets and chickpeas for a more substantial supper.