Close up of Mediterranean Chickpea Salad in a blue and white bowl.
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Resting Time
30 mins

Simple, fresh, healthy and delicious! This easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is quick and easy to make. So perfect for picnics and potlucks!

Course: adult snack, Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, vegetarian
Keyword: balela, chickpea salad, salad
Servings: 12
Calories: 118 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 1 15 ounce can Chickpeas rinsed and drained well
  • 1 15 ounce can Black Beans rinsed and drained well
  • 1 English Cucumber Chopped
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup green olives
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint optional
For the dressing:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • kosher salt and fresh black pepper to taste
  1. In a large bowl, toss together the chickpeas, black beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, parsley and mint until well combined. Set aside.

    overhead shot of ingredients for chickpea salad in a glass bowl with herbs.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, zest and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

    dressing being poured over chickpea salad in a glass bowl.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

  4. Cover the salad and transfer to the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

    Ingredients for chickpea salad in a glass bowl with a spatula.
  5. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

This Mediterranean Chickpea Salad can be made up to 5 days in advance and stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 267mg12%
Potassium 122mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 445IU9%
Vitamin C 7.5mg9%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.