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Close up sideways view of colorful Mediterranean Chickpea salad in a white bowl against a white background.
5 from 2 votes

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is an easy recipe with lots of color and texture.
Course Salad
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 275kcal


  • 15 ounces Chickpeas - can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup Cucumber - chopped
  • 1 cup Carrot - grated
  • ¾ cup Red onion - chopped
  • 2 cups Tomatoes - chopped
  • ¾ cup Fresh parsley - chopped, measured loosely not compacted
  • ¼ cup Chives - chopped

Lemon Dressing

  • ¼ cup Lemon juice - freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • teaspoon Ground black pepper


  • Preprepare all of the vegetables.
  • In a large bowl combine the tomato, onion, and cucumber. Mix well.
  • Add the carrot, parsley, and chives and mix until well combined.
  • Mix in the chickpeas and again stir until well mixed. Set aside.

Lemon Dressing

  • Mix all of the ingredients together.
  • Pour the dressing over the vegetables and stir until well combined.
  • Taste and add more salt and/or pepper to meet your taste preferences.
  • You can serve the salad right away or store the salad in the fridge until you are ready to use it.


This recipe makes 5 cups which is 4 side dish serving that measure about 1 ¼ cups each.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 622mg | Potassium: 712mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 7076IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 4mg