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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 162kcal
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)


  • In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, kale, red onion and parsley.
  • Pour the olive oil and lemon juice over the salad ingredients and add the salt and pepper.
  • Toss everything together well and serve, or store in airtight containers in the fridge for up to 3 days (for meal-prep).



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1548IU | Vitamin C: 85mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg