5 from 8 votes

Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

This Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is the perfect make-ahead lunch for busy work or school days, and it makes a great healthy side dish or main dish!

Course Lunch, Main Course, Salad, Salad Dressing
Cuisine American, Appetizer, Dairy-free, Easy, Healthy, Meal Prep, Salad
Keyword Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 161 kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 2-3 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups mixed cherry tomatoes, halved (or left whole, if desired)
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 long English cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley
  • kalamata olives (optional)

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • juice of one lemon (approximately 2 tablespoons lemon juice)
  • sea salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, kale, red onion and parsley.

  2. Pour the olive oil and lemon juice over the salad ingredients and add the salt and pepper.

  3. Toss everything together well and serve, or store in airtight containers in the fridge for up to 3 days (for meal-prep).

Nutrition Facts
Easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving (6 servings)
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Sodium 15mg1%
Potassium 422mg12%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1545IU31%
Vitamin C 85.5mg104%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.