Chickpea Salad—on a Salad or as a Sandwich - The Women's Inner Circle

Chickpea Salad—on a Salad or as a Sandwich

By Holli Rovenger | Food Glorious Food

Feb 08
Chickpea Salad on a Bagel

Chickpea Salad


Chickpea Salad

Yummy Salad as a substitute for tuna or chicken salad. Use as a scoop on a salad or in a sandwich

Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword chickpea salad, plant based eating, Vegan, Vegetarian


For The Dressing

  • 1/4 cup

    Vegan Mayonnaise

  • 2-21/4 tsps

    Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 1/2 tsp

    Dried parsley

  • 1/2 tsp

    Dried chives

    one of my favorite additions
  • 1/4 tsp

    Dried Italian seasoning

  • 1/4 tsp

    Dehydrated onion powder or onion powder

  • 1/4 tsp

    Garlic powder

  • 1/4-1/2 tsp

     Everything bagel seasoning

For The Chickpea Salad

  • 19 oz can Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), rinsed and drained
  • 2 ribs Celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup Chopped red or white onion

As a Sandwich

  • 4 Large

    Red or romaine lettuce leaves

  • 4 Vegan bagels, whole grain wraps or 8 slices whole grain bread of choice 


For Dressing—

  1. Mix together all the dressing ingredients in a bowl until well blended together.

    Chickpea Salad Dressing

For the Chickpea Salad—

  1. In a separate bowl, add the chickpeas and mash with a fork or potato masher. Mash to your preferred consistency and don’t hesitate to leave them all whole. Add in the celery and onion, and stir to combine. 

    Chickpeas with celery, onions and spices
  2. Add the dressing, and mix together until all dressing is combined with chickpea mix.

  3. Add more seasoning if desired

  4. Put a Scoop of the chickpea salad on a Salad of mixed greens.

  5. Or use in a sandwich. Layer onto bagel, wrap or breadwith lettuce. Enjoy!

    Chickpea Salad Sandwich







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